DLM-SF: Meat (2021)

Author and Year:
Zeraatkar D, Han M, Guyatt G, et al. 2019
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Article Title:
Red and Processed Meat Consumption and Risk for All-Cause Mortality and Cardiometabolic Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies.
Zeraatkar D, Han M, Guyatt G, Vernooij R, El Dib R, Cheung K, Milio K, Zworth M, Bartoszko J, Valli C, Rabassa M, Lee Y, Zajac J, Prokop-Dorner A, Lo C, Bala M, Alonso-Coello P, Hanna S,Johnston B
Annals of Internal Medicine
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Study Design:
Meta-analysis or Systematic Review
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Inclusion Criteria:
Cohort studies, any language, at least 1000 adults, compared different amounts of unprocessed red meat or processed meat, reported on 1 or more of our outcomes of interest; all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality (or fatal coronary heart disease or fatal myocardial infarction, cardiovascular disease (or coronary heart disease), stroke, MI, type 2 diabetes, anemia, quality of life, and satisfaction with diet.
Exclusion Criteria:
Cohorts in which more than 20% of the sample was younger than 18 years, had a noncardiometabolic disease (such as cancer), or was pregnant at baseline were excluded. Diet assessed before adulthood, participants were asked to recall their diet before adulthood, or dietary assess-ments were completed by proxies, as well as studies that reported on speci?c components of red meat (such as iron or fat) or speci?c types of red meat (such as lamb).
Research Purpose:
To evaluate the association between red and pro-cessed meat consumption and all-cause mortality, cardiometa-bolic outcomes, quality of life, and satisfaction with diet among adults.
Blinding efforts:
Not reported
Study Location:
Not applicable
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