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Red and Processed Meats Increase Risk for Heart Attacks

Red and processed meat products increase the risk for heart attacks among Hispanic/Latino populations, according to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Researchers compared the diets of 2,131 participants from the Costa Rica Heart Study who survived a prior heart attack with control participants.

Avoiding Red and Processed Meat Beneficial Even After Colon Cancer Diagnosis

People with stage III colon cancer have better outcomes when they avoid certain meat products, consume more plants, and have a healthy body weight, according to a new study from the University of California San Francisco.

Processed and Unprocessed Red Meats Linked to Death from Chronic Disease

Intake of both processed and unprocessed red meat was associated with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in nine different chronic diseases, in part due to heme iron and nitrate or nitrite, according to a study published in BMJ.

Poor Diet Linked to Premature Death from Heart Disease and Diabetes

A study published this week in JAMA linked eating too much meat and too few vegetables to early death from disease.

Colorectal Cancer Rates Rise among American Young Adults

Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise for young people, according to a study published by the National Cancer Institute.

Subsidized Foods Increase Risk for Disease in U.S.

A diet comprised of mostly subsidized products increases cardiometabolic risk factors, according to a study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine. 

Red and Processed Meat Consumption Endangers Global Health

Rising red and processed meat consumption around the world negatively impacts lower socioeconomic groups, according to a report published online in The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society.

Cancer Risk from Antibiotics in Processed Meats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it is taking steps to rescind its approval of the antibiotic carbadox—which has been used to control dysentery and to promote weight gain in pigs since the 1970s—because the drug may leave trace amounts of a carcinogenic residue.

Processed Meat and Fish Increase Risk for Breast Cancer

Processed meats and fish increase risk for breast cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Causes & Control.

Plant Protein Better for Glycemic Control

Replacing meat with plant protein improves glycemic control in people with diabetes, according to a meta-analysis published in Nutrients.

Meat and Eggs Increase Risk for Stroke

Red meat, processed meat, and eggs increase risk for stroke, according to a study published online in the journal Stroke.

Another Study Links Red Meat to Colorectal Cancer

Two or more servings of red or processed meat a week can increase your risk for colorectal cancer, according to a study that will be presented Tuesday at the National Cancer Research Institute Cancer Conference in Liverpool, UK.

Red and Processed Meats Cause Cancer

Red and processed meat products are linked to cancer, according to a report from the World Health Organization published today in Lancet Oncology.

Red and Processed Meats Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Various components found in red and processed meat products increase your risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a review published in Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental.

Avoiding Red Meat Improves Inflammation

Women who avoid red meat are more likely to be at a healthier weight and have lower levels of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress, according to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Researchers analyzed lifestyle and dietary information in an ethnically diverse group of 275 healthy premenopausal women and collected biomarkers of inflammation linked to cancer incidence.

Low-Carb Diets Increase Risk of Death for Heart Patients

A low-carbohydrate diet high in animal products is associated with an increased risk for dying, according to a new study published by the American Heart Association.

Red Meat in Childhood Increases Risk for Breast Cancer

Women who consume the most red meat during childhood are at higher risk for developing breast cancer, compared with those who consume the least, according to a study published in the International Journal of Cancer.

Red and Processed Meats Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

Red or processed meat products increase your risk of bladder cancer, according to a meta-analysis in the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine.

Kidney Patients: If You're Eating "Southern" Food, Make It Vegan

fatty foods and sugary drinks can greatly increase kidney patients' mortality risk

Processed Meat Linked to Heart Failure

Processed meats can double your risk of dying of heart failure

Breast Cancer Linked to Eating Red Meat

Eating red meat is linked to breast cancer.

Researchers Issue Stronger Guidelines for Preventing Cancer

A group of researchers concluded it's best to limit or avoid alcohol, dairy products, red and processed meat, and meats cooked at high temperatures - all foods that increase cancer risk.

Genes Elevate Existing Risk Associated with Processed Meat and Cancer

Common Genes That Elevate Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Red and Processed Meat Endangers Health

Red and processed meat products increase women's disease risk, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Red and Processed Meat Products Linked to Mortality

Consumption of red and processed meat products is associated with increased risk of death, according to a new review published by the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Processed Meat Affects Sperm Quality

Processed meat products may lower sperm quality, according to an abstract presented by Harvard at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's annual conference this month.

Cutting Out Meat Boosts Heart Attack Victims' Chances for Survival

People who improved their eating habits the most after a heart attack had a better chance of surviving, according to a study online this week in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Western Diet Unsustainable for Planet

The more animal products people consume, the less likely we are to feed future generations, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment.

Red and Processed Meat Intake Linked to Death for Colorectal Cancer Patients

Colorectal cancer survivors who consume the most red or processed meat are more likely to die over a 7.5-year follow-up, compared with those who eat the least

Red Meat Increases Diabetes Risk

People who increase their red meat intake gain weight and increase their risk for diabetes, according to a new study published by the American Medical Association.

Red Meat Not a Healthful Iron Source for Infants

Feeding infants red meat is unnecessary and possibly harmful, according to a new paper by Ulka Agarwal, M.D., director of clinical research for the Physicians Committee.

Eating More Meat, Dairy, and Other Unhealthful Foods Leads to Worse Aging

After an average 16-year follow-up, people who consumed a "Western-type" diet, including a high intake of red and processed meats, whole dairy products, and fried foods, were more likely to die prematurely and to suffer from various chronic diseases including heart disease, stroke, cancer, and mental health disorders, compared with people who avoided such dietary patterns.

More Evidence That Red and Processed Meats Are Deadly

People who consume the most red and processed meat are at higher risk for an early death, according to a study published this week.

Meat Bad for You and Environment

People who consumed the least amount of red and processed meat products had reduced risk for heart disease, diabetes, and colorectal cancer, compared with those who consumed the most, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal Open.

Meat Increases Stroke Risk

Red and processed meats increase the risk of stroke, according to a new meta-analysis published by the American Heart Association.

Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying

Eating red meat and processed meat increases the risk of dying prematurely, including from heart disease or cancer, according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Processed Meat Linked to Diabetes in Native Americans

Processed meat consumption increases Native Americans' risk of diabetes, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Red Meat Intake Linked to Kidney Cancer

The risk of kidney cancer is increased by eating red meat and grilled and pan-fried foods, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Eating Eggs Linked to Cancer

Eating eggs is linked to developing prostate cancer, according to a new National Institutes of Health-funded study.

Meat Intake Linked to Bladder Cancer

Consumption of red and processed meats increases the risk of bladder cancer, according to a new study.

Meat Consumption Increases Risk of Diabetes

A new review published in the journal Diabetologia adds more evidence linking meat consumption to diabetes risk. The people who ate the most meat had the highest risk of type 2 diabetes. Intakes of red meat and processed meat were associated with 21 and 41 percent increased risk, respectively. The study was a systematic review compiling data from 12 prior studies.

Red and Processed Meat Increases Risk of Prostate Cancer

Meat consumption increases the risk of prostate cancer, according to a recent study looking at more than 175,000 men as part of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.

Red Meat and Dairy Products Significantly Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

According to a new study, fat from red meat and dairy products is associated with increased risk of pancreatic cancer.

Red Meat Again Linked to Colorectal Cancer

A recent study found that those who ate the most red meat had a 67 percent higher risk of colorectal cancer, regardless of any genetic factors they may have had.

Meat Consumption Increases Risk of Breast Cancer

The study showed women with genes that rapidly activate these carcinogens are at particular risk of breast cancer if they eat meat.

Hot Dogs and Bacon Cause Increased Risk for Lung Disease

A new study finds that eating cured meats is associated with an increased risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Western Diet Linked to Birth Defects

A new study from the Netherlands that analyzed the diets of 381 mothers found that a Western diet is linked to birth defects.

Farmed Animals Are a Top Contributor to Environmental Problems

According to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization, farmed animals are a top contributor to today's serious environmental problems.

Bacon and Skinless Chicken Associated With Bladder Cancer

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health finds that meat-including chicken-intake is associated with an increased risk for bladder cancer.

Red Meat Consumption Increases Breast Cancer Risk

A recent analysis from Harvard's Nurses' Health Study II found that red meat consumption increases breast cancer risk.

Meat Raises Colon Cancer Risk

A report in tomorrow's Journal of the American Medical Association confirms the findings of earlier studies linking meat consumption to colon cancer.

Vegetables Fight Diabetes and Colon Cancer

Two studies in the December 2003 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition add more evidence against fatty meats, dairy products, and eggs, while supporting the health value of vegetable-rich diets.

Bringing Home the...Diabetes?

Harvard researchers reported today that a diet including bacon, hot dogs, salami, or sausage five or more times per week increases a man's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly 50 percent.