Red And Processed Meat Intake Increases Prostate Cancer Risk

According to the researchers of National Cancer Institute, men who consumes lot of red and processed meat are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer than those who takes such foods limited.

Researchers followed 175,000 men for nine years and found that those who consumed more red and processed meats are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer of any stage or advanced cancer.

According to Dr. Rashmi Sinha and her colleagues at the NCI, High heat cooking methods such as barbecuing and grilling and processed red meats are particularly connected to the risk of prostate cancer.

Researchers surveyed the diets of 175,343 men between the ages of 50 and 71, including how much and what type of meat they ate, as well as cooking methods.

Researchers used that information to estimate certain potentially cancer promoting chemical levels in the diets of men.

Source: Reuters