Dr Kathryn Bradbury, Nutritional Epidemiologist at the Cancer Epidmeiology Unit, discusses the links between red meat and bowel cancer.
This follows the presentation in November at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) that showed, using data from UK Biobank, that people who eat red and processed meat at least seven times a week are 40 per cent more likely to get bowel cancer compared to those who eat meat once a week or less.
...and maybe save the planet
Not only could eating less red meat be benificial to people's health, it could also help save the planet, as Dr Adam Briggs of BHF CPNP wrote in The Guardian. Read his article here: Eating less meat isn’t just good for you, it could save the planet.