Posts Tagged "red meat"

Stomach Cancer Linked to Red Meat: How Big Is the Risk?

Posted on Nov 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

November 8, 2010 1:04 PM Posted by Aina Hunter(CBS) More bad news for red-meat lovers: They face an increased risk for cancer of the stomach and esophagus. Scientists who followed almost 500,000 U.S. adults ages 50 to 71 for 10 years found that those who ate the most red meat were 79 percent more likely than those who ate the least to develop squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, Reuters reported. Another type of cancer that forms in the upper portion of the stomach appeared more often in people who ingested the highest amounts of heterocyclic amines (HCA’s), compounds that form...

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Eat Less Red Meat, Cut Heart Attack Risk

Posted on Sep 9, 2010 in Cardiovascular Health

by Bill Hendrick Cutting back on red and processed meats may significantly reduce heart disease risk in women, a new study says. Scientists examined data on 84,136 women between the ages of 30 and 55 over a 26-year period ending in 2006. The women were participants in a research project known as the Nurses’ Health Study. Researchers examined medical histories and lifestyle choices of the women, including dietary habits obtained via detailed questionnaires. This study differs from previous analyses in that the follow-up period was long, repeated dietary questionnaires were administered over...

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