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Intestinal bacteria of meat eaters feed on a nutrient found in red meat to produce a compound which can clog arteries. Image from shutterstock.com

Nutrient in red meat linked to heart disease

A nutrient found red meat may increase the risk of heart disease when it interacts with the bacteria in the human gut, according…
There’s evidence of both the mechanism and effect for the link between colorectal cancer and high intakes of red meat. Gary A. K./Flickr

Here’s a meaty question – are barbecues bad for your health?

As we settle into the barbecue season, it’s time to consider whether the meat on your grill is harming your health. Conflicting messages in the media certainly don’t help. On one hand are advertisements…

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