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Processed Meat Cancer

6 Questionable Health Trends We'd Like To Leave Behind In 2015

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Home

As the year comes to a close, it's time for one of our favorite traditions, saying goodbye to questionable health trends we'd like to leave behind in ...

California Considers Adding Meat To Cancer-Alert List

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.28.2015 | Home

California is examining new World Health Organization findings to determine whether to add red meat and foods like hot dogs, sausages and bacon to a c...

Secondhand Bacon Smoke, and Other Tough Questions for the WHO

Craig Bowron | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Craig Bowron

Secondhand smoke from cigarettes causes cancer. What can scientists tell us about secondhand bacon smoke? The IARC report doesn't address this.

World Health Organization: Processed Meats Cause Cancer

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.27.2015 | Home

Very sad news for bacon lovers. The World Health Organization announced Monday that cured and processed meats like bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham ca...

Why You Might Want To Cut Back On The Bacon

Posted 05.30.2013 | Home

Past studies on red and processed meat's potential health effects have been chalked up to "well, people who eat a lot of that stuff lead unhealthy lif...

One More Reason To Keep Eating Bacon To A Minimum

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.13.2012 | Home

Some possible bad news for all the bacon lovers out there. A new review in the British Journal of Cancer suggests a link between processed meats --...

Could Processed Meat Give You Cancer?

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.10.2011 | Home
Neal Barnard, M.D.

Here are the numbers: Every 50 grams of processed meat you eat on a daily basis (that's about one hot dog) increases your risk of colorectal cancer by 21 percent.