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red meat

Any meat that is red when raw. The phrase is perhaps most often used to describe beef. I tried to be a vegetarian, but I missed eating red meat too much. I know that your brother doesn't eat red meat, so I'm grilling hamburgers for us and chicken for him.
See also: meat, red
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"Here we show that eating white meat decreases your risk, and eating red meat increases it, by a small amount," Dale Sandler, senior study author and an epidemiologist with the National Institutes of Health, said.
The researchers found that women with the highest risk of invasive breast cancer were those who consumed high amount of red meat.  The risk was 23 percent higher when compared with women who consumed less red meat.
"Substituting poultry for red meat may be a simple change that can help reduce the cases of breast cancer," said lead researcher Dale Sandler, of the U.S.
Sandler further added, "While the mechanism through which poultry consumption decreases breast cancer risk is not clear, our study does provide evidence that substituting poultry for red meat may be a simple change that can help reduce the incidence of breast cancer." (ANI)
"When we planned this study, we expected red meat to have a more-adverse effect on blood cholesterol levels than white meat, but we were surprised that this was not the case --their effects on cholesterol are identical when saturated fat levels are equivalent," says senior author Ronald Krauss, director of Atherosclerosis Research and professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
So, ideally, we should replace most red meat with white meat or fish.
"Most people can understand 'everything in moderation.' You need a balance and I firmly believe red meat is part of that necessity to live a healthy life."
Griddle me this: A rump steak Red meat is considered less of a health risk, but there is still, in theory, increased cancer risk for people who eat a lot of it.
While high saturated fat levels in red meat have long been known to contribute to heart disease for people in general, the new finding suggests that a subgroup of the population may be at heightened risk for a different reason -- a food allergen.
This article looks at heme iron, protein, fats and some metallic ions, which are natural components of red meat.Scientifically, processing meat under high temperature results in formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), Heterocyclic Amines (HCA) and N-Nitroso compounds.
'The impact of different types of red meat and dietary patterns on cancer locations is one of the biggest challenges in the study of diet and colorectal cancer,' said lead author of the study Diego Rada Fernandez de Jauregui from the University of Leeds in Britain.
"The impact of different types of red meat and dietary patterns on cancer locations is one of the biggest challenges in the study of diet and colorectal cancer," said lead author of the study Diego Rada Fernandez de Jauregui from the University of Leeds in Britain.
NURSING and health professionals from Wales have been improving their knowledge about the health benefits of eating red meat and its vital role in a healthy diet.