14 Aug '11, 12pm

Replacing Red Meat Serving with Nuts Reduces Diabetes Risk: According to a new study, published in the Journal o...

eating lower on the food chain , meaning choosing plant-based foods, is easier on the planet. Animal husbandry on the factory farm level uses an abundance of natural resources in production, burps out loads of pollutants, and is needlessly inhumane. But a new Harvard study takes it a step further. According to a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition , red meat consumption is linked to Type 2 diabetes. Even after an adjustment for age, BMI, dietary, and lifestyle risks, red meat consumption was positively associated with an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes. This was particularly true of processed red meat consumption.

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Replacing Red Meat Serving with Nuts Reduces Di...

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