ICYMI, October 4, 2019

Published on October 4, 2019

Updated on November 15, 2019

Is Eating Beef Healthy? The New Fight Raging in Nutrition Science, Explained.

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Is Eating Beef Healthy? The New Fight Raging in Nutrition Science, Explained.

TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 (Vox)—A group of 14 researchers just set off a firestorm with a new series of studies that upends years of nutrition advice about meat. Their five systematic reviews, published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, suggest there’s no health reason to eat less red meat — not even the bacon and salami we’ve been told for years to cut back on.

Led by Dalhousie University epidemiologist Bradley Johnston, the authors, who hail from seven different countries, focused on the impact of red meat consumption on cancer, cardiovascular disease, and mortality, among other effects, as well as people’s values and preferences regarding red meat.

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