Red and Processed Meat

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Thank you to all those who voted in our Twitter poll to help us decide on this month’s twitter chat topic. The topic of November’s @AfNutr chat is Red and Processed Meat #RedMeatChat

A recent article in the Annals of Internal Medicine questioned the strength of evidence behind public advice to eat less red and processed meat for reducing cancer risk. As a result, there was a flurry of media coverage and headlines that called into question the advice given on meat consumption based on the findings of this one study.

Join us 8-9pm (BST) on Wednesday 13th November (note – that our chat this month is on a Wednesday instead of our normal Tuesday slot) to discuss all things red and processed meat.

So, what’s the beef with red and processed meat? Twitter chat questions are below.

Remember to use #RedMeatChat for all your answers and start your answers with A1, A2 etc.

Q1: What roles do red and/or processed meat play in the diet?

Q2: What are the dietary recommendations for red and processed meat, and how do they compare to current intakes?

Q3: What does evidence say about red and processed meat consumption and their impact on health?

Q4: Is eating red meat environmentally sustainable?

Q5: There is a growing market for red meat alternatives, what type of products are available and how do they compare nutritionally to meat products?

Q6: Share any interesting research or facts on red and/or processed meat.

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