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Lifestyle changes could cut bowel cancer burden – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on December 16th, 2016.

Targeting six lifestyle factors could considerably reduce bowel cancer rates, according to a new study investigating risk factors for the disease. Published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal, the study examined the bowel cancer risk factors associated with obesity, alcohol consumption, smoking and consuming red and processed meat – plus the benefits associated with […]

Dom Post: Kiwi processors play down findings on meat ‘risks’

Peter Griffin posted in on May 25th, 2010.

Tim Cronshaw writes in Business Day about recent US research suggesting that processed meat can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and the reaction from the New Zealand Meat Processors Association, which says the research could mislead kiwis. Kiwis eat less processed meat than those who took part in the study, meaning […]

Red and processed meat eaters face greater risk of disease

Peter Griffin posted in on March 25th, 2009.

New research from the US published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, shows that individuals who eat more red meat and processed meat appear to have an increased risk of death from all causes and also from cancer or heart disease over a 10-year period. In contrast, a higher intake of white meat appeared to […]

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