Log in with Facebook
Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.
must read articles
Tampa bay lightning
Carlos III Hospital
Joseph Morris's Blog
What’s eating you — The dangers of red meat
Posted Dec 31, 2012 in
The recent buzz surrounding the dangers of red meat is justifiable because it is proven to cause serious health problems including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity.
Only one serving a day can increase your risk of early death by 20 percent
. Americans are the most at risk because they consume the most red and processed meat than any other population.
Eating meat in moderation can be a good source of complete proteins and vitamins but a surplus of
red and processed meat
is connected to disease. A single serving of red meat is three ounces and is equivalent to a deck of cards. Each additional serving increases chances of cancer by 13 percent and heart disease by 19.5 percent.
The average American is consuming 70 pounds of meat a year.
The United States represents one-twentieth of the world’s population yet consumes one-sixth of the world’s meat
. 55 percent of the meat consumed in America is red meat.
Red and processed meat is full of saturated fat and toxins that is linked to heart disease and cancer
There are many substitutions one can make instead of red meat. Substituting red meat with nuts reduces chances of an early death by 19 recent.
Vegetarian men and women are respectively 50 and 30 percent less at risk of dying early
. The dangers of red meat are a major public health concern that is preventable.
The dangers of red meat
pork red meat
eating red meat
red meat bad
Social Comments ()
Digital Journal Comments (2)
Op-Ed: A confederacy of homophobes
Op-Ed: Libyan government declares war on Islamists
EU's Barroso warns Britain against bloc exit
US arms drop, Iraq Kurd fighter boost for Syria's Kobane
Op-Ed: Next generation will carry on tradition of Dickens Fair
Nigeria declared Ebola-free as EU tackles response
New robot can perform brain surgery with needle through cheek
Paris Opera expels veiled woman during performance
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars
Review: Florida Georgia Line back with rocking new album 'Anything Goes'
Japan PM Abe loses two female ministers over cash scandals
Review: Tove Lo stunning on new single 'Habits (Stay High)'
Australia abandons controversial niqab segregation plan
Review: The eerie Skagway Gold Rush Cemetery and “Soapy” Smith’s story
Kia Sorento wins pro basketball debut with Pacquiao as coach
Op-Ed: Have we learned anything about global disease epidemics?
Leaderboard & Achievements
Investors & Partners
Board of Advisers
Help & Support
Frequently Asked Questions
Code of Conduct
Digital Journal Mobile
Global Press Releases
copyright © 2014
| powered by