Poor red meat – it just can’t get a break. Vegetarians, of course, blame it for every ill under the sun, not even counting cruelty to animals.
The actual scientific evidence goes back and forth: It increases cancer risk, but not much. It decreases your risk of diabetes and heart disease (if you eat it in place of carbs). It increases your risk of heart disease because of all the saturated fats.
So it goes. . .study after study, year after year, one contradicting another. It may not matter much because most Americans aren’t listening.
And something I never see mentioned is that […]