Discover the top 10 cities that love red meat -- too much.
By Rachael Anderson
Red Meat: A Recipe for Aging
Who doesn't love a juicy steak or a burger hot off the grill? But when it comes to aging, too much of the red stuff is a bad thing. "Red meat is always harmful above a certain threshold," says Keith Roach, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Sharecare and co-creator of the RealAge Test. In fact, eating more than two servings of red meat a day (that's the equivalent of 6 ounces, or the size of two decks of cards) can make your RealAge 1 year older for men and 2 years older for women. That's why we factored red meat into the RealAge 2013 Youngest & Oldest Cities in America Report.
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Our Beef with Red Meat
Red meat (defined as anything that walks on four legs, such as beef from cattle, and pork from pigs) is packed with saturated fat, which clogs your arteries, raises your LDL cholesterol and increases cancer risk. But a new study suggests another way in which red meat