YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – To some, there is nothing quite like a thick, juicy steak. Are there any downsides to red meats like steak?

Unfortunately, there are major health risks associated with certain red meat, especially processed red meat such as bacon, hot dogs, and sausages, among others.

Research shows that these red meats can significantly increase death from all causes, especially heart disease and cancer.

Why are these meats so harmful to the body? Can someone eat any kind of red meat?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of cutting back on red meat and how to moderate it in your diet.

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