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How Bad, Really, Is Red Meat?

Steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
Steaks and other beef products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in McLean, Va. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

Red meat has, at times, had a bad reputation in the U.S. because of the cost its consumption can have on the planet and our own health.

But for many, there’s nothing like eating a good burger or a juicy steak. And so some wonder: how bad is red meat, really? How often can you indulge responsibly?

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dr. David Katz, a nutrition expert from Yale University.

Guest

Dr. David Katz, nutrition expert and founding director of the the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. He tweets @DrDavidKatz.

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