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High levels of processed meat consumption linked to increased mortality rate. Practitioner 2013; 257 (1760): 8

High levels of processed meat consumption linked to increased mortality rate

25 Apr 2013Pais-up subscribers

Eating large amounts of processed meat is associated with an increased risk of all cause mortality, a large prospective cohort study has found. Data on 448,568 men and women, from ten countries including the UK, enrolled in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study were analysed.

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