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Can you explain the red meat debate?

Updated: January 01, 2020

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9d20393c-80e1-4685-bf0e-cddcfcae5f46Q. Just before the holidays, I heard that a study said it was okay to eat red meat. Previously, you've said just the opposite. Help!

A. We got lots of letters like yours. The bottom line is that we stick by our longstanding advice: avoid frequent meals of red meat, and especially processed meat.

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