Pregnancy is a special caseBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1783 (Published 05 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1783
- Nisreen A Alwan, clinical research fellow1,
- Zaed Z R Hamady, academic specialist registrar in general surgery1,
- Janet E Cade, professor in nutritional epidemiology and public health1
- 1University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
The recent Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) report recommends reducing red and processed meat consumption to 70 mg/day because of links with colorectal cancer.1 2 This recommendation is largely based on evidence from prospective studies in middle aged and elderly participants.
Around 25% of women of reproductive age in Western societies have …