From 2014 to 2016, experts monitored the health status of 475 thousand Britons aged 37-73 years, writes The Times.
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Scientists recorded participants' data on meat consumption.
By the end of the second year, 23 thousand participants in the study developed cancer.
Scientists have found a connection between chicken consumption and the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma – what is it?
This is a group of malignant neoplasms of the lymphatic system that is responsible for fighting infections. With this disease, tumors affect blood cells – lymphocytes.
In humans, lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, and mediastinum increase. The patient may feel fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, sweating heavily at night.
In addition, eating chicken increased the likelihood of prostate cancer in men, as well as melanoma in people of both sexes.
Excessive consumption of white meat increases the risk of cancer
The risk of tumors increased with consumption of 30 grams of white meat per day.
White meat includes:
1. Bird meat:
Chicken Meat Turkey Gusyatina Utyatina
2. Meat of wild birds:
Wild duck meat Pheasant meat Partridge meat Strausyatin Perepelyatina Golubyatina
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