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Chris Bavin joins a team of scientists as they follow 40 volunteers on a groundbreaking study to find out exactly how much meat is good for people.

Fresh or processed, white or red - how does meat measure up? It's been getting a lot of bad press recently with new links to cancer and heart disease. But 98 per cent of us in the UK are still meat eaters. Chris Bavin, a greengrocer by trade and a carnivore by nature, wants to know if he can keep meat in his diet and stay healthy.

He teams up with top scientists to put meat under the microscope and examine it as never before. They follow 40 volunteers on a groundbreaking study to find out exactly how much meat is good for us, test whether paying more for chicken makes it any better for us, discover a way to dramatically reduce the health risks associated with processed meats and reveal an unlikely lean supermeat that won't break the bank.

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59 minutes

On TV

Mon 29 Jul 2019 23:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Chris Bavin
Executive Producer Paul Overton
Producer Claire Hobday

Broadcasts

  • Thu 29 Sep 2016 21:00
  • Tue 4 Oct 2016 23:25
  • Tue 4 Oct 2016 23:50
  • Wed 5 Oct 2016 00:25
  • Wed 5 Oct 2016 00:40
  • Fri 25 Nov 2016 01:40
  • Mon 29 Jul 2019 23:45
  • Tue 30 Jul 2019 00:00

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