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Heme Iron From Meat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Meta-Analysis and a Review of the Mechanisms Involved

High dietary ingestion of heme iron from meat may promote the development of colon cancer.

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Red Meat May Increase Endometrial Cancer Risk

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Red meat is one of the most highly consumed foods worldwide. In the United States, the average American man eats roughly 6.9 oz of meat per day and woman consumes about 4.4 oz daily. The delicious (or not) taste and nutrients, such as proteins, iron, magnesium, zinc, niacin, selenium, riboflavin, and B-vitamins that meat supplies the...
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Processed meat and colorectal cancer: a review of epidemiologic and experimental evidence.

High consumers of processed meat products may be at increased risk of developing colorectal cancer compared to low- or non-consumers of these types of meat.

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A central role of heme iron in colon carcinogenesis associated with red meat intake.

Heme iron may contribute positively to development of colon cancer associated with red meat consumption.

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A large prospective study of meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an investigation of potential mechanisms underlying this association.

High intake of red and processed meat may promote the development of colorectal cancer in men and women.

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