For years, doctors have warned about the correlation between red meat and disease. Now scientists at the University of California claim they may have discovered the reason red meat consumption can lead to cancer.
It appears that pork, beef, and lamb contain a sugar that is naturally produced by carnivores but not humans. When humans ingest red meat, our bodies are unfamiliar with the sugar and it triggers an immune response that can lead to inflammation and eventually cancer.
This research may provide insight as to why red meat causes other diseases as well. According to Dr. Ajit Varki, “This work may also help explain potential connections of red meat consumption to other diseases exacerbated by chronic inflammation, such as atherosclerosis and type 2 diabetes.
If the threat of cancer doesn’t stave off your appetite for red meat, perhaps this will:
Over 95 percent of the animals raised and killed for food live miserable lives on modern-day factory farms. For them, life is filled with fear, anxiety, and pain.
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