Food & NutritionHealth & FitnessHeart DiseaseRed Meat

Was red meat found not-guilty?


On 28th November 2016, this article, “In Defence of Red Meat”, suggested that you should: “Ask for a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials studying red meat consumption (let alone grass fed) – there isn’t one.” Then, in the December 2016 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, this appeared: “Total red meat intake of ≥0.5 servings/d does not negatively influence cardiovascular disease risk factors: a systemically searched meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials”.

Does this mean that we now have a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials for red meat and human health? The answer is still no and I’ll explain why...

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