A new reason why red meat and some enegry drinks may be bad for you

Red meat, energy drinks linked to heart disease

A new warning on energy drinks and red meat.

A new study shows the two can have a similar effect on our heart. A dietary compound found in energy drinks and red meat have been found to promote the hardening of arteries leading to heart disease.

The problem causing compound is called Carnitine. It's found in red meat and is an added ingredient in some energy drinks.

If you want to stay healthy, researchers say going veggie is a good option.

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