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Hi Intake of Processed Meat May Increase Type-2 Diabetes

Friday, October 30th, 2009

A number of studies from 12 different agencies showed that high intakes of all types of meat were associated with a 17 percent increase of type-2 diabetes. The study on processed red meat resulted in a 40 percent increase in diabetes risk.

The World Cancer Research Fund in a 2007 report directly linked diet to cancer, with alcohol and red and processed meats posing the greatest risks.

For the whole story read “Meat linked to increased diabetes risk: Meta-analysis”, October 28, 2009: www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Science-Nutrition