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Is Red Meat Actually Bad For You???

The health effects of eating red meat are a subject of debate in the medical community. While some studies have linked the consumption of red meat to an increased risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer, other studies have found no significant association between red meat consumption and these diseases.

From the linked article below: “The role of diet, including red meat, on inflammation and disease risk has not been adequately studied, which can lead to public health recommendations that are not based on strong evidence,” said Dr. Alexis Wood, associate professor of pediatrics – nutrition at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.

It is also important to note that the type of red meat and the way it's prepared can make a difference in its potential health effects. For example, processed red meat like sausages and hot dogs has been associated with a higher risk of cancer compared to fresh, unprocessed meat.

Meadow Mist Farm Grass-Fed, Grass-Finished Beef can be a healthy way to keep red meat in your diet.

Overall, current evidence suggests that consuming red meat in moderation as part of a healthy and balanced diet is unlikely to have negative health effects. Experts recommend choosing lean cuts of meat, avoiding processed meats, and incorporating other sources of protein, such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes, into the diet.

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The Inflammatory Question: Red Meat Might Not Be So Bad for You After All

Article from SciTech Daily

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