We need to talk about red meat ...
Last week, you probably heard about a study purporting to show that consuming any
amount of red meat significantly upped your risk of premature death. If that news has you freaked out, I highly recommend reading Deborah Blum's roundup of high-quality news coverage of this study
. Her piece explains what the study does say, what it doesn't say, and why some evidence is better than other evidence. The takeaway: You should probably be reducing the amount of processed
meat that you eat (but we already knew that).