Dementia: 25 grams of processed meat per day may raise risk

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An observational study suggests there is a link between consuming 25 grams (g) of processed meat per day and a 44% higher risk of dementia. Photo: Pexels

(James Kingsland/ Medical News Today) — A new study from scientists at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom suggests there is a link between eating processed meat in particular and an increased risk of developing dementia.

Processed meats include products such as sausages, bacon, salami, and corned beef. That said, the research also indicates that red meat may have a protective effect against dementia.

The study appears in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (…)

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