Latest Study Show's- Red Meat is Safe to Eat!

Latest Study Show's- Red Meat is Safe to Eat!

Being that humans are omnivores, and have evolved over a few hundred thousand years eating plants, nuts, legumes, and meat- why wouldn't eating meat be safe to eat?

Humans have been eating highly processed foods for about 70 years or so and have developed a whole host of food related health problems (obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart problems, etc) might eating highly processed foods be related to these health issues?

The American College of Physicians; Annals of Internal Medicine
studied:
1) Among adults, what is the effect of diets and dietary patterns lower in red or processed meat versus diets higher in red or processed meat intake on the risk for outcomes important to community members?

2) What are their health-related values and preferences for red and processed meat consumption?


The panel considered all-cause mortality, major cardiometabolic outcomes (cardiovascular mortality, stroke, myocardial infarction, and diabetes), cancer incidence and mortality (gastrointestinal, prostate, and gynecologic cancer), quality of life, and willingness to change unprocessed red or processed meat consumption as “critically important” for developing recommendations. “Important” outcomes included surrogate outcomes (weight, body mass index, blood lipids, blood pressure, hemoglobin, anemia) and reasons for eating unprocessed red meat and processed meat.

A potential solution to the limitations of contemporary nutrition guidelines is for an independent group with clinical and nutritional content expertise and skilled in the methodology of systematic reviews and practice guidelines, methods that include careful management of conflicts of interest, to produce trustworthy recommendations based on the values and preferences of guideline users. We developed the Nutritional Recommendations (NutriRECS) international consortium to produce rigorous evidence-based nutritional recommendations adhering to trustworthiness standards.

To support our recommendations, we performed 4 parallel systematic reviews that focused both on randomized trials and observational studies addressing the possible impact of unprocessed red meat and processed meat consumption on cardiometabolic and cancer outcomes, and a fifth systematic review addressing people's health-related values and preferences related to meat consumption. On the basis of these reviews, we developed recommendations for unprocessed red meat and processed meat consumption specific to health outcomes.

Recommendations:
The panel suggests that adults continue current unprocessed red meat consumption (weak recommendation, low-certainty evidence). Similarly, the panel suggests adults continue current processed meat consumption (weak recommendation, low-certainty evidence).


I am always amazed that there are so many different opinions of human nutritional requirements. The main reason for different outcomes of advice on what food we should eat, is that studies on humans are observational (people are surveyed on what they eat and what their health issues are) as it is unethical to feed one group of healthy folks a certain diet vs another healthy group and examine their health after a long period of time.

So the resultant outcomes of observational studies wind up being causation vs correlation- "ah I knew that eating red meat was bad (forget about all of those highly processed foods that I eat) thats why I have health problems!".

Then those misleading studies are heavily promoted to sell more breakfast cereals, baked goods, plant based fake meat and dairy products, and other highly processed shelf stable supermarket goods.

Well at any rate FarmEats will be at local farmers markets and online offering our 100% grass fed beef and pasture raised chicken and pork!

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