A Beef With Eating Red Meat

Here are potential dangers

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(HealthDayNews) -- According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), if you eat 2.5 ounces of red meat every week, cooked rare or medium rare, you increase your risk of cancer of the colon and rectum by 10 percent.

If you prefer your meat well done, the lifetime risk jumps to 29 percent.

The amount of risk also depends on the cooking method. Grilled steak is about twice as dangerous as pan-fried steak, the NCI says.

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