According to the article, EACH serving causes a 13% increase in death. I estimate that I had red meat ten times last month so my chances of death are now 130%. Had I only known this I could have avoided my now sure demise. I will miss you all...http://health.yahoo.net/articles/healthcare/photos/biggest-health-stories-2012#1
"Red meat shortens lifespan
We've heard many times before that too much red meat is bad for us, but this study of more than 100,000 people still got the nation's attention. For the first time, researchers estimated the effect of red meat on a person's lifespan—and the news wasn't good.
On average, each additional serving of saturated fat-filled red meat was associated with a 13% higher risk of dying during the 28-year study. Processed meat products such as hot dogs, bacon, and salami were especially hazardous. The antidote? Eating more fish, poultry, whole grains, and low-fat dairy may lower your risk of dying prematurely, the study found."