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Relax, meat might not kill you after all: study

Science may be ending its years-long beef with red meat. A shocking new study has called into question one of the most firmly held nutrition guidelines of the past few decades: that beef and pork consumption should be limited to stave off disease. Now, researchers say the science behind that recommendation is flimsy at best. “The panel suggests adults continue current processed meat consumption,” the study’s authors write. The findings, published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, challenge previous studies and guidelines that have called for reducing red and processed meats to lower risk of disease. Instead, the researchers claim meat may not be the sole culprit of some health problems and therefore suggest cutting bac ...