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Eating red meat may increase chance of developing type 2 diabetes – media interview.

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eating red meat may increase chance of developing type 2 diabetes.

According to a new Harvard study of more than 200,000 people, eating red meat twice a week increases the chance of developing type 2 diabetes. Vegetarian Society CEO interviewed about new Harvard study

This topic piqued the interest of the media, and last week our CEO, Richard McIlwain, was invited onto Times Radio to discuss the findings, alongside the physician and diabetologist Professor Roy Taylor.

Rich strongly put forward the position that this is yet another study that highlights the benefits of cutting meat out of our diets. In response, Professor Taylor highlighted that people’s individual health is a complex area and he was wary of linking diabetes risk with one specific foodstuff, stating that being generally overweight was recognised as a major cause of the disease. He did however acknowledge the various benefits of adopting a vegetarian diet.

If you’d like to listen for yourself, you can below.

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