Tip: Eating Meat and Cancer

Cooking meat at high temperatures generates cancer-causing chemicals called heterocyclic amines.

Eating Meat and CancerCooking meat at high temperatures generates cancer-causing chemicals called heterocyclic amines.  Research from the University of Texas cautions that people who eat meat frequently, especially red meat that is cooked medium or well-done, may run a high risk of developing bladder cancer.

Call to Action:

You can reduce your risk by:

  • Cooking at lower temperatures for a longer period of time

  • Keep flames from touching food when barbecuing or grilling

  • Eating more meatless meals

To your wellness,

Lynn

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