Meat raises risk of breast cancer

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How Much Do Meat, Fish, and Poultry Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

 For each serving (3 ½ ounces) eaten on average per day:

 Total meat (including fish, chicken, and turkey): Up 31%

 Red meat : Up 52%

 Processed meat (hot dogs, bologna, etc.): Up 80%

 Source: European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2008. 17: 39-47.

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2 Responses to Meat raises risk of breast cancer

  1. marty morvan January 25, 2013 at 8:29 pm #

    glad to know fish and chicken are not health foods…

    • George Eisman November 29, 2013 at 11:54 pm #

      Thank you for commenting Marty …yes it is a common misconception that these “lean meats” are healthful.

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