Is Red Meat Good For You?

A story of heart disease, cancer, and the fascinating complexity of scientific evidence

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Pictured: Safe, according to science. Maybe Source: Pexels
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Pictured: Yum Source: Pexels
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Pictured: Healthy, apparently Source: Pexels

Spectacular Science

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The only thing we can say for sure is that red meat is very, very tasty Source: Pexels

Systematic Science

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Pictured: Potentially a source of bias for, say, vegans Source: Pexels
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Pictured: Less risky (and tasty?) alternative to steak Source: Pexels

Endless Complexity

Nutrition science is fiendishly complicated, and we’ll probably never know definitively whether red meat is good or bad for your health.

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