Public health implications of meat production and consumption.

@article{Walker2005PublicHI,
  title={Public health implications of meat production and consumption.},
  author={Polly Walker and Pamela Rhubart-Berg and Shawn McKenzie and Kristin Kelling and Robert S. Lawrence},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={348-56}
}
The high level of meat and saturated fat consumption in the USA and other high-income countries exceeds nutritional needs and contributes to high rates of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus and some cancers. Affluent citizens in middle- and low-income countries are adopting similar high-meat diets and experiencing increased rates of these same chronic diseases. The industrial agricultural system, now the predominant form of agriculture in the USA and increasingly… CONTINUE READING

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