Major Study Demonstrates Health Benefits of Replacing Red Meat with High Protein, Heart-Healthy Peanuts

A major study, “Red Meat Consumption and Mortality” (Harvard School of Public Health; Hu, et al; Archives of Internal Medicine, March 12, 2012), has concluded that red meat is associated with an increased risk of total cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer mortality and that substitution of other healthy protein sources for red meat is associated with lower mortality risk.