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Should I eat red meat? Confusing studies diminish trust in nutrition science (Dr. Scott Lear, SPH)

OPINION: Additional research in nutrition is going to lead to less remarkable gains in quality and length of life, measured in days, not years. (Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Sun).
OPINION: Additional research in nutrition is going to lead to less remarkable gains in quality and length of life, measured in days, not years. (Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Sun).

Another diet study, another controversy and the public is left wondering what to make of it. This time it’s a series of studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine by an international group of researchers concluding people need not reduce their consumption of red and processed meat.

Over the past few years, study after study has indicated eating red and processed meat is bad for your health to the point where the World Health Organization lists red meat as a probable carcinogen and processed meat as a carcinogen.

Read the full story and op-ed piece by Dr. Scott Lear in the Vancouver Sun.

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