This further vindicates those lifestyle diets based on unprocessed meats, and whole foods. With meat as the common denominator, one can only assume the issue with processed meats (and other processed foods) is the additional chemical and flavour agents that get added to processed foods.
The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study is a cohort of 134,297 individuals enrolled from 21 low-, middle-, and high-income countries.
"In a large multinational prospective study, we did not find significant associations between unprocessed red meat and poultry intake and mortality or major CVD. Conversely, a higher intake of processed meat was associated with a higher risk of mortality and major CVD."
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