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Red meat chemical 'damages heart', say US scientists

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A chemical found in red meat helps explain why eating too much steak, mince and bacon is bad for the heart, say US scientists.

A study in the journal Nature Medicine showed that carnitine in red meat was broken down by bacteria in the gut.

This kicked off a chain of events that resulted in higher levels of cholesterol and an increased risk of heart disease.

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mealone

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Even Goat meat too, Any kind of red meat has a potential to deposit some serious cholesterol in the system, not to talk of the high levels of saturated fat to preserve it. That's the main reason I stick with my turkey, chicken breasts and fish I only eat red meat once in 6 months.
 
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