Why should I eat less beef?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Our beef with beef gets bigger every week: The triple threat of high saturated fat, iron levels, and heterocyclic aromatic amines (by-products of cooking meat at high temps) increases risk for many cancers, type 2 diabetes, heart failure, impotence, and memory loss. Also, a new supersized study links eating red meat to a shortened lifespan.

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