Meat lovers who eat beef, pork or lamb every day run a greater risk of getting colon cancer, according to a new major study that also suggests those who shun red meat and opt for chicken and fish reduce this risk.
We would like to know whether these findings, joined with other similar studies about the dangers of daily consumption of red meat, have prompted you to change your diet.
In the past five years have you increased, decreased or left unchanged the number of meals featuring chicken or fish entrees?
Have you increased, decreased or left unchanged the number of meals featuring entrees of beef, pork or lamb?
To register your opinion, call SUNDIAL, the Baltimore Sun's free directory of telephone information services at 783-1800 (or 268-7736 in Anne Arundel County) today until midnight.
After you hear the greeting, you'll be asked to punch in a four-digit code on your touch-tone phone. Punch 4600 and you'll be connected with "It's Your Call," The Evening Sun's survey on topical issues.
"It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.
Look for results in Friday's Evening Sun.