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Should you avoid meat for good health? How to slice off the facts from the fiction

Updated : January 01, 2020 01:49 PM IST

Long-term observational studies of heart disease, cancers or death and controlled trials of risk factors like blood cholesterol, glucose and inflammation suggest that modest intake of unprocessed red meat is relatively neutral for health.
While an occasional serving of steak, lamb or pork may not worsen your health, it also won’t improve it.
Processed meats, such as bacon, sausage, salami and cold cuts, contain high levels of preservatives.
Should you avoid meat for good health? How to slice off the facts from the fiction
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