Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Excessive Use Of Red Meat May Cause Cancer and Heart Disases
Cutting back on steak, sausages and salami could help prolong your life, according to the most comprehensive study done on meat and mortality.
A team of researchers tracked half a million Americans over a decade and found those who ate more red and processed meats appear to have a "modestly increased" risk of dying from all causes, and specifically from cancer or heart disease.
In contrast, those who ate more white meat have a decreased risk of dying, and in particular of dying from cancer.
According to a research, excessive use of red meat may cause cancer and heart diseases.
The research conducted on use of red meat intake of 500,000 adults statistically proves that eating a lot of processed meat causes cancer and other heart diseases. The research further says that people who eat a lot of red meat and processed meats have a higher risk of several types of cancer, including lung cancer colorectal cancer and heart diseases.
The report also shows that people who eat a lot of meat have a higher risk of liver and esophageal cancer and that men raise their risk of pancreatic cancer by eating red meat.