Meat intake and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of Asian prospective cohort studies

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URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3778858/

Journal: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Publication Date: 10/2013

Summary: Ecological data indicate an increase in meat intake in Asian countries; however, our pooled analysis did not provide evidence of a higher risk of mortality for total meat intake and provided evidence of an inverse association with red meat, poultry, and fish/seafood. Red meat intake was inversely associated with CVD mortality in men and with cancer mortality in women in Asian countries.

Key Takeaways

Increased red meat consumption was not associated with increased mortality in Asian countries. Additionally increased red meat led to less risk of mortality from heart disease and cancer.

Red Meat Consumption Associated with Lower Mortality

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