Study title and authors:
Meat, fish and egg intake and risk of breast cancer
2Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
3Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
This study can be accessed at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijc.10910/abstract
The study followed 88,647 women for 18 years to examine the association between meat intake and breast cancer.
The study found:
(a) The women that ate the highest amount of red meat had 7% less incidence of breast cancer compared to the women who ate the lowest amount.
(b) The women that ate the highest amount of all meats had 11% less incidence of breast cancer compared to the women who ate the lowest amount.
To conclude: The results of the study show that women who eat high quantities of meat have less incidence of breast cancer.
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Basic Ground Beef
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5 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
2 celery sticks, finely chopped
600ml/1pint good, hot beef stock
1 bay leaf
1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
15ml/1tbsp dried mixed herbs
Salt and freshly milled black pepper
1.Heat a large non-stick pan and dry fry the mince in batches for 5-7 minutes, breaking up any clumps with the back of a spoon.
2.Add the vegetables and cook for 4-5 minutes.
3.Add the remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered for 20-25 minutes until fairly dry.
4.Use as required.
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