Publishing what it called \”the most authoritative ever report of bowel cancer risk\” today (MON), the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) is recommending that people limit their intake of red meat to 500g a week, or just over a pound in weight.
That is \”roughly the equivalent of five or six medium portions of roast beef, lamb or pork\”, according to the charity.
With 16 ounces to the lb, 6 portions to the lb, that\’s 2.6 ounces of meat per serving? Of roast meat?
What are we, in the 1930s with orphan waifs having filled up with bread and dripping first?
Seriously, the average portion of meat is a little over (1/8 th of a lb, 1/6 th of a lb, close enough) the meat contents of a McDonald\’s hamburger?