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Long-term processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and risk of heart failure: A prospective cohort study of women.
Int J Cardiol 2015; 193:42-6IJ

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Epidemiologic studies of red meat consumption in relation to risk of heart failure (HF) are limited. We examined the associations between long-term unprocessed red meat and processed red meat consumption and incidence of HF in women.

METHODS

The population-based prospective Swedish Mammography Cohort included 34,057 women, aged 48-83 years, with no history of HF or ischemic heart disease at baseline (in 1997). Meat consumption was assessed using a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in 1997 as well as FFQ administered in 1987-90. Cox proportional hazard regression models were used to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs).

RESULTS

During a mean follow-up of 13.2 years, 2806 women were diagnosed with HF. Consumption of processed meat (FFQ 1997) was statistically significant positively associated with HF incidence. Women who consumed ≥ 50 g/day processed red meat compared to those who consumed < 25 g/day had a 1.23 (95% CI: 1.09-1.39, P-trend=0.003) higher risk of HF. Long-term high consumption of processed red meat (average from 1987 to 1997) ≥ 50 g/day in comparison to < 25 g/day was associated with HR: 1.30 (95% CI: 1.05-1.60, P-trend=0.002). Women who consistently consumed (in both 1987 and 1997) ≥ 50 g/day vs. < 25 g/day had a 1.78 (95% CI: 1.00-3.16) higher risk of HF. Consumption of unprocessed meat was not associated with increased risk of HF incidence.

CONCLUSIONS

Findings from this prospective study of women indicate that processed red meat, but not unprocessed red meat, consumption is associated with an increased risk of HF incidence.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Human Nutrition, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Warsaw, Poland; Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Electronic address: joanna_kaluza@sggw.pl.Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

26005173

Citation

Kaluza, Joanna, et al. "Long-term Processed and Unprocessed Red Meat Consumption and Risk of Heart Failure: a Prospective Cohort Study of Women." International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 193, 2015, pp. 42-6.
Kaluza J, Åkesson A, Wolk A. Long-term processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and risk of heart failure: A prospective cohort study of women. Int J Cardiol. 2015;193:42-6.
Kaluza, J., Åkesson, A., & Wolk, A. (2015). Long-term processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and risk of heart failure: A prospective cohort study of women. International Journal of Cardiology, 193, pp. 42-6. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.044.
Kaluza J, Åkesson A, Wolk A. Long-term Processed and Unprocessed Red Meat Consumption and Risk of Heart Failure: a Prospective Cohort Study of Women. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Aug 15;193:42-6. PubMed PMID: 26005173.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Long-term processed and unprocessed red meat consumption and risk of heart failure: A prospective cohort study of women. AU - Kaluza,Joanna, AU - Åkesson,Agneta, AU - Wolk,Alicja, Y1 - 2015/05/09/ PY - 2014/12/30/received PY - 2015/04/29/revised PY - 2015/05/07/accepted PY - 2015/5/26/entrez PY - 2015/5/26/pubmed PY - 2016/3/10/medline KW - Heart failure KW - Processed meat KW - Prospective cohort study KW - Red meat SP - 42 EP - 6 JF - International journal of cardiology JO - Int. J. Cardiol. VL - 193 N2 - BACKGROUND: Epidemiologic studies of red meat consumption in relation to risk of heart failure (HF) are limited. We examined the associations between long-term unprocessed red meat and processed red meat consumption and incidence of HF in women. METHODS: The population-based prospective Swedish Mammography Cohort included 34,057 women, aged 48-83 years, with no history of HF or ischemic heart disease at baseline (in 1997). Meat consumption was assessed using a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in 1997 as well as FFQ administered in 1987-90. Cox proportional hazard regression models were used to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs). RESULTS: During a mean follow-up of 13.2 years, 2806 women were diagnosed with HF. Consumption of processed meat (FFQ 1997) was statistically significant positively associated with HF incidence. Women who consumed ≥ 50 g/day processed red meat compared to those who consumed < 25 g/day had a 1.23 (95% CI: 1.09-1.39, P-trend=0.003) higher risk of HF. Long-term high consumption of processed red meat (average from 1987 to 1997) ≥ 50 g/day in comparison to < 25 g/day was associated with HR: 1.30 (95% CI: 1.05-1.60, P-trend=0.002). Women who consistently consumed (in both 1987 and 1997) ≥ 50 g/day vs. < 25 g/day had a 1.78 (95% CI: 1.00-3.16) higher risk of HF. Consumption of unprocessed meat was not associated with increased risk of HF incidence. CONCLUSIONS: Findings from this prospective study of women indicate that processed red meat, but not unprocessed red meat, consumption is associated with an increased risk of HF incidence. SN - 1874-1754 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/26005173/Long_term_processed_and_unprocessed_red_meat_consumption_and_risk_of_heart_failure:_A_prospective_cohort_study_of_women_ L2 - https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0167-5273(15)01063-3 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -