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Despite the fact that my sister ...

Posted Jul 01 2009 6:38pm

1177626_62641437 Despite the fact that my sister  is 7 years younger than I, the next best reason she will probably outlive me is that she doesn’t eat red or processed meat.  This is the conclusion reached by one of the largest US studies undertaken: “545,000 men and women between the ages of 50 and 71″ over a ten year period seeking the “relationship between diet and mortality”.

The study found that heart disease and cancer were the main killers for both men and women who included the most red and processed meats in their regular diets, meaning  they were eating larger portions than the other folks and more often.

Check out the article and findings here at the New Scientist website.

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