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From causing high cholesterol levels to being filled with harmful hormones, doctors (and vegetarians) have always warned against the dangers of eating too much processed meat!
But now, meat lovers might want to put down the bacon all together!
On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that eating processed meat like sausages, ham, and — yes, BACON — causes cancer!
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Based on evidence from hundreds of studies, the organization's cancer research unit now officially classifies processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans" — linking it specifically to colon (or colorectal) cancer!
According to the report, eating just 50 grams (approximately two slices of ham) of processed meat each day, the risk of colon cancer can increase by 18%!
The organization considers processed meat as "any meat that is
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