Experts came to the conclusion that only 75 grams of red meat or processed meat product a day increases the risk of developing bowel cancer by 20%.
Experts at Oxford University concluded that even a small amount of red meat in the diet increase the risk of developing arch of the intestine. Scientists within six years studied the menu and the health of half a million people, of which about 2.5 thousand were diagnosed with bowel cancer. In the beginning of the study subjects were 40 to 69 years.
Data analysis showed that those who ate a day more than 75 grams of red or processed meat, the risk of developing bowel cancer increased by 20% compared with those eating about 20 grams of meat a day, or not eat it. 15% the risk is increased in those who eats in a day, about 55 grams of processed or red meat compared to those who do not consume such products.
Earlier, another group of American scientists reported that safe levels of consumption of red meat should not exceed 650 grams per week, but there is also evidence that a small amount of red meat as a Supplement to a healthy diet helps to reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases.
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