- Health Highlights: March 24, 2009 (HealthDay)
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Lots of Meat Leads to Illness
"Study: Lots of red meat increases mortality risk"
CHICAGO -- The largest study of its kind finds that Americans who eat large amounts of red meat and processed meats face a greater risk of death from heart disease and cancer. The federal study of more than half a million men and women bolsters prior evidence of the health risks of diets laden with red meat like hamburger and processed meats like hot dogs, bacon, and cold cuts. More>>