Red meat & diabetes.Men who get more iron from red meat have a higher risk of diabetes, but it's not clear whether the iron or something else in the red meat is to blame.
Researchers found a 63 percent higher risk of diabetes in men who got the most iron from red meat (an average of 1.3 milligrams of iron a day) compared with men who got the least (0.2 milligrams a day). The heavy eaters ate the equivalent of five quarter-pound burgers Burgers are hamburgers.
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The researchers found no link between diabetes and the iron in supplements or chicken, fish, or other foods.
What to do: Eat only limited quantities of red meat (beef, pork pork, flesh of swine prepared as food, one of the principal commodities of the meatpacking industry. Pork has long been a staple food in most of the world, although religious taboos have limited its use, especially among Jews and Muslims. , and lamb). it's too early to know whether meat promotes diabetes, but other studies have found a higher risk of prostate prostate /pros·tate/ (pros´tat) a gland surrounding the bladder neck and urethra in the male; it contributes a secretion to the semen.prostat´ic
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