Recommendations to Limit Red Meat for Cardiovascular Health Upheld by Large Study


Dietary guidelines recommend limiting consumption of red meat (beef, pork, and lamb) to lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and generally support good health. Replacing red and processed meats with other protein sources (fish/seafood, low fat or fat free dairy products, nuts, soy and other legumes, whole grains, and poultry) is encouraged. A few recent analyses, however, have questioned the validity of these recommendations.

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