Between 2000 and 2010, deaths from heart disease, stroke, and breast cancer all declined.
Early studies did seem to suggest that eating red meat increased the risk of heart disease and cancer.
But a raft of studies now shows that saturated fat does not increase your likelihood of vascular or heart disease.
heart disease n.
A structural or functional abnormality of the heart, or of the blood vessels supplying the heart, that impairs its normal functioning.