Lean meat and heart health.

  title={Lean meat and heart health.},
  author={Duo Li and Sirithon Siriamornpun and Mark L. Wahlqvist and Neil J. Mann and Andrew J E Sinclair},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={14 2},
The general health message to the public about meat consumption is both confusing and misleading. It is stated that meat is not good for health because meat is rich in fat and cholesterol and high intakes are associated with increased blood cholesterol levels and coronary heart disease (CHD). This paper reviewed 54 studies from the literature in relation to red meat consumption and CHD risk factors. Substantial evidence from recent studies shows that lean red meat trimmed of visible fat does… CONTINUE READING