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    Default Eating Processed Meat Could Increase Dementia Risk Researchers Say

    University of Leeds
    March 21 2021

    Scientists from the University's Nutritional Epidemiology Group used data from 500,000 people, discovering that consuming a 25g serving of processed meat a day, the equivalent to one rasher of bacon, is associated with a 44% increased risk of developing the disease.
    But their findings also show eating some unprocessed red meat, such as beef, pork or veal, could be protective, as people who consumed 50g a day were 19% less likely to develop dementia. 

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    Default Re: Eating Processed Meat Could Increase Dementia Risk Researchers Say

    This study illustrates some of the issues with other studies, which have failed to differentiate between eating a freshly cooked steak and eating a hot dog. Big difference, but when all "red meat" gets lumped together in a study, the results become muddy and unrealistically inconclusive.

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