Ah, Science. March 20 2012
4, 4:00 minute rounds on 1 minute rest:
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Food For Thought
Last week, a Harvard Medical study was released that concluded, “Eating red meat — any amount and any type — appears to significantly increase the risk of premature death, according to a long-range study that examined the eating habits and health of more than 110,000 adults for more than 20 years.”
You can find a link to the article here:
Risk: More Red Meat, More Mortality
An LA Times subtitle read: “A long-term study finds that eating any amount and any type increases the risk of premature death.”
After an uproar among the meat eating folks of the world, Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories responded to the claim on his blog.
You can find a link to his article here:
Science, Pseudoscience, Nutritional Epidemiology, and Meat
And a link to a dissection of the study here:
Red Meat & Mortality & the Usual Bad Science
Check out the articles. What do you think? Is meat eating the silent killer that will send all of us CrossFitting-Paleo-eating-folk to an early death or is this a big claim supported by little science? Post to comments.