Regular meat consumption raises the risk of numerous illnesses.

Effect of meat consumption 

Eating unprocessed red and processed meat on a regular basis elevated the risk of heart disease by 15%.  

The consumption of red and processed meat on a daily basis elevated the risk of diabetes by 30%. 

Poultry consumption was associated with an increased risk of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and gastritis by 17%. 

The study found that these health hazards were most prominent among meat eaters who were overweight or obese. 

Importance of balance

Red and processed meat consumption should be limited to 70g per day, according to Public Health England. 

Experts recommend eating a varied diet rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.  

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