Yes, red meat can increase the risk of developing heart disease.
A large study involving more than 43,000 men conducted at USA shows that “Red meat increased the risk of developing heart disease “.
In contrast , plant proteins such as nuts and lentils reduced the risk of developing heart disease.
References: Red meat intake and risk of coronary heart disease among US men: prospective cohort study.
BMJ 2020; 371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m4141 (Published 02 December 2020)
Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m4141
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