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Eating small amounts of red and processed meats is associated with increased risk of death, according to study

 

Last updated 4/18/2019 at 5:31pm



LOMA LINDA – A new study out of Loma Linda University Health suggests that eating red and processed meats – even in small amounts – may increase the risk of death from all causes, especially cardiovascular disease.

Saeed Mastour Alshahrani, lead author of the study and a doctoral student at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, said the research fills an important gap left by previous studies that looked at relatively higher levels of red meat intake and compared them with low intakes.

“A question about the effect of lower levels of intakes compared to no-meat eating...



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