Benefits of eating red meat

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

Researchers looked at the diet and medical history of over 88,000 pre-menopausal women.

Eating large amounts of red meat in early adulthood could raise a woman's risk of breast cancer.

(NBC) - Eating large amounts of red meat in early adulthood could raise a woman's risk of breast cancer.

Researchers looked at the diet and medical history of over 88,000 pre-menopausal women.

Twenty years later, models found high red meat consumption was associated with a 22 percent increased risk of breast cancer, while higher amounts of poultry decreased the risk.

Experts say young women who replace just one daily serving of red meat with poultry or fish.


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