Moderation Key in Reducing Meat In Diets, Cancer Risk | WGLT

Moderation Key in Reducing Meat In Diets, Cancer Risk

Dec 3, 2015

A vegetarian, Indian curry dish.
Credit Atari, Gracinha & Marco / Flickr via Creative Commons

A recent report from the World Health Organization correlates processed meats with an increased cancer risk and places the meat in the same category as cigarettes and alcohol. The WHO also categorized red meat as a probable carcinogen. There are reasons other than reducing cancer risk to cut back on meat and a variety ways to reduce red and processed meat.