Regularly Eating Processed Red Meat May Be Killing You

Study: processed red meat increases heart disease risks
If you love processed meat, a new study doesn’t deliver very good news for you. A Swedish study published online in Circulation: Heart Failure followed 37,000 men ages 47 to 79 over a 12 year period who ate processed meat on a regular basis. The results were they found eating processed red meat significantly increased their risk of having a heart attack. All men who participated in the study had no previous history of heart disease, heart failure or cancer. Approximately 2,900 men in the study ended up being diagnosed with some type of heart failure, and over 250 (266) died from the condition during the study.

Men who consumed 2.6 ounces (74 grams) of processed meat each day had a 28%


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One Response to Regularly Eating Processed Red Meat May Be Killing You

  1. getforfree says:

    it is not the meat itself that causing people to die, it is the stuff they add to it when they process it

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