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Should I Eat Meat? - The Big Health Dilemma

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Series exploring topical scientific issues. Dr Michael Mosley investigates the latest science on eating meat and puts the studies to the test by going on a high-meat diet.

Dr Michael Mosley seeks to establish the truth about meat. Are those barbecue favourites like burgers and sausages really that bad? Should we all go vegetarian instead?

Michael uncovers the latest science and puts it to the test on a high-meat diet. Will eating beef and bacon every day be bad for him? What meat should a healthy carnivore be buying?

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Tue 19 Aug 2014 23:55

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Producer Daniel Barry
Director Daniel Barry
Series Editor Steve Crabtree
Presenter Michael Mosley

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  • Mon 18 Aug 2014 21:00
  • Tue 19 Aug 2014 23:20
  • Tue 19 Aug 2014 23:55

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