Can red meat cause cancer?

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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10th November, 2012
Barbecue season has arrived and all around the nation home cooks are moving outdoors to socialise with friends and family. But shouldn’t we feel nervous about slapping a big beef steak on the barbecue? After all, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) recommends we limit our red meat intake to reduce cancer risk, specifically colorectal cancer. Fiona Carruthers, Beef and Lamb New Zealand’s nutrition manager, doesn’t buy into the WCRF recommendation. “We’ve always been surprised by the WCRF’s conclusions as we don’t believe the available scientific evidence supports them.” Carruthers ...

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