Friday, April 12, 2013

Meat and Mortality Conclusion

Jack has finished his summary of the large meat and mortality studies, quoting the depressing conclusion of the Harvard study:

“Compared with red meat, other dietary components, such as fish, poultry, nuts, legumes, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, were associated with lower risk. These results indicate that replacement of red meat with alternative healthy dietary components may lower the mortality risk.”

Or, as Ginny Messina noted: Bad News for Red Meat Is Bad News for Chickens.

Here is an example of how some of these studies play in the media.