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Eating red meat increases cancer risk. Why is red meat so bad? Recent research revealed at least part of the answer as chronic inflammation. Read on to find out more information on the connection between red meat and cancer.

Marcelo Camargo Pasquini, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Medical School: Fund Univ Estadual De Londrina, Cent De Cien, Londrina, Pr, Brazil
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(801) 269-0231
3838 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
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Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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(801) 269-0231
3838 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
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(801) 535-8163
333 S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT
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(801) 582-1002
333 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, UT
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M
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Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
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Oncologist
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Wanda Noguera Irizarry, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1996

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(801) 269-0231
3838 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
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(800) 366-1884
675 E 2100 S
Salt Lake City, UT
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Anna Bec, MS
(801) 269-0231
3838 S 700 E Ste 100
Salt Lake City, UT
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Graduation Year: 2007

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Nitin B Chandramouli, MD
(801) 585-0127
3838 S 700 E Ste 100
Salt Lake City, UT
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Oncology (Cancer)
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1996

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Connection Between Red Meat and Cancer

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By Beth Bence Reinke

Yet another study—this one including more than half a million people—confirms what our docs have been warning us about: Eating red meat increases cancer risk. So we can’t help but wonder, Why is red meat so bad? Recent research revealed at least part of the answer as chronic inflammation. Scientists discovered that red meat introduces a certain sugar molecule that the body doesn’t recognize, therefore causing an inflammatory immune response. This response leads to chronic inflammation—a known risk factor for cancer. But there is good news: As the inflammation goes down, so does the risk. Speaking of chronic inflammation, instead of using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) to reduce it, simply reach in your spice cabinet. According to Bharat Aggarwal, PhD, professor of cancer medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, natural anti-inflammatories like curcumin (found in turmeric and curry powder) are effective against chronic inflammation without the side effects of prescription or OTC drugs. Aggarwal recommends taking 500 mg of curcumin a day.
—Beth Bence Reinke

Author: Beth Bence Reinke

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