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Eating lots of meat and cheese in middle age is 'as deadly as SMOKING'



In men and women aged 50+, those who ate the most protein were almost twice as likely to die early as those who ate low amounts

They were also more than four times as likely to be killed by cancer
This is a figure comparable with smoking, say the researchers

By Fiona Macrae Science Correspondent

4 March 2014

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