Another day, another low quality meta-analysis on red meat and cancer

As luck would have it, a perfectly good Friday draws to a close with this gem a of a meta-analysis dropped into my cybersphere titled Consumption of red and processed meat and breast cancer incidence: A systematic review and meta‚Äźanalysis of prospective studies.

It’s a bit…uh…”fun” so I’m going to go over it some detail for my science friends.

Disclosure: I follow a carbohydrate-restricted diet, and tend to eat a lot of these foods which are purported to cause cancer. I tend to view most published literature, especially non-RCT statistical analyses based on Food Frequency Questionnaires with weak strength, with an air of skepticism.
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