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A Misleading Study Suggests Eating Red Meat and Process Meat is Not Harmful

As you have probably seen in the headlines, a study has appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine questioning the link between red and processed meats and ill health. The World Health Organization has classified processed meat and red meat as foods that are likely to cause cancer along with other chemicals such as alcohol, arsenic, asbestos and plutonium . This has not changed. The studies used in this meta-analysis showed that red and processed meat are harmful to health. However, the authors concluded that this evidence is weak and should not reduce their consumption of red and processed meat. If you want to understand the flaws of this study, please watch the Facebook Live Video or go to the Physicians Committee of Responsible Medicine

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