Does daily consumption of meat have an adverse effect on the health of the…
Does daily consumption of meat have an adverse effect on the health of the consumer?
How does the chance of mortality(death) change?
1 extra serving of unprocessed red meat increased mortality by 13% and if processed it instead increased by 20%
How does the chance of chronic illness change?
Linked with increased risk of Diabetes(30%) and obesity
Who do these effects apply to?
Everyone. Men, Women and Children
What Ages are affected?
Everyone under 70 is affected
Does it affect some people more than others?
Not Sure, I couldn't find information about this
What about 70 and above?
The studies did not include those above 70, but stated that the intake of protein (e.g. meat) is very important in those above 70 so these recommendations should not apply to them.
What Types of Meat are referred to?
All types of Meat, but mostly red meat.
Are the effects of all types of meat the same?
No, Although all have effects, the effects of each type are different.
How does the chance of disease change?
It increases drastically. (14 to 30%)
How much meat needs to be consumed daily for these effects?
70 grams a day for red meat and 30 grams a day for poultry
Does eating more increase these effects?
Yes, the effects listed worsen as the intake of meat increases
How much exactly is that?
To put that into perspective 1 chicken drumstick is about 45 grams without the skin or bone