Processed Meats Increase Risk of Cancer-December 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that eating bacon, sausages, hot dogs and other processed meats may increase your risk of colorectal cancer.

While the news that processed meats aren’t good for you isn’t exactly groundbreaking, the fact that the WHO classified processed meats as “carcinogenic to humans” is news, as this puts processed meats in the same category as common carcinogens like tobacco. The study also says that red meat itself is “probably carcinogenic.”

This includes chicken and turkey sausage, too. The WHO says that processed meats derived from sources like poultry and other meats (veal, lamb, horse, etc.) are also carcinogenic. Click the link below to read more about the connection between processed meats and cancer and for other helpful information. LWWW_December_2015[1]