Red Meat - Red Alert - Cancer Risk

red meat- Cancer Risk, Crohn's disease risk, bowel cancer, heart disease, -- UK health news 20050719: "Red alert Source: The Independent Date: 19/07/2005
The Independent reports on the news that two warnings about the dangers of red meat have appeared in the past month. A European study has suggested a strong link with bowel cancer, and a smaller British study has found a powerful association with the inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's disease. The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition involving 500,000 Europeans in 10 countries, whose diets were monitored for five years, showed that those who ate two portions a day of red meat had a third higher risk of developing bowel cancer than those who ate one portion a week. "