Dr. Ann

Processed red meat (think bacon, sausage, bologna, etc.) has a long and illustrious rap sheet and boosting colon cancer risk is at the very top of the list. In a ground-breaking new study that included over 18,000 people from around the globe, scientist identified a common gene variant that appears to significantly increase the chances for developing […]

The science supporting the adverse health effects of regular red meat consumption continues to roll in and boosting the risk of type 2 diabetes is especially notable. In a powerful new evaluation from Harvard researchers that included over 149,000 adults whose dietary habits were closely monitored over a 20-year period, even very modest increases in […]

Processed meats repeatedly rear their unhealthy heads in scientific circles and, a mammoth new evaluation (over half a million adults) echoed former findings linking processed meats to poorer health. In this new study, the more processed meats consumed, the greater the risk of premature death from heart disease, strokes, and cancer. Risks were apparent with intakes as […]