The Hidden Danger of Eating Red Meat

A Cleveland Clinic study published in the Nature Medicine journal uncovers a new danger in eating red meat and alerts consumers to a supplement whose effects may not be completely beneficial.

In this video, health care analyst David Williamson discusses what this hidden nutrient is and how it can negatively impact your health. Watch and find out why it is currently sold as a supplement and used as ingredient in popular energy drinks, and whether investors in these companies should be nervous given its potentially negative effects.

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