Red meat and processed meat consumption and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis.

  title={Red meat and processed meat consumption and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Susanna C. Larsson and Nicola Orsini},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={179 3},
High consumption of red meat and processed meat has been associated with increased risk of several chronic diseases. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize the evidence from prospective studies on red meat and processed meat consumption in relationship to all-cause mortality. Pertinent studies were identified by searching PubMed through May 2013 and by reviewing the reference lists of retrieved articles. Prospective studies that reported relative risks with 95% confidence intervals for the… 

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