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Red meat intake linked to increased risk of diabetes

19 Jun 2013

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Red meat may seem like a tempting choice for a satisfying meal, but research has shown that red meat intake is linked to a greater risk of Type 2 diabetes. According to a study conducted in collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health, a team led by Assistant Professor Pan An found that increasing the consumption of red meat can increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 48 percent.

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