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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Salami Suicide: Processed Meats Linked To Heart Disease And Cancer

...people who ate a lot of processed meats — more than 20 grams a day, the equivalent of one thin strip of bacon — were much more likely to die of heart attacks and stroke, and also had a higher cancer risk. The more processed meats they ate, the greater the risk.

That's not a huge surprise. Processed meats are notoriously high in fat, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. And this study squares with others on the risks of processed meats, including one 2012 study that found that people who ate one serving of processed meat a day increased their risk of death from cancer and heart disease by 20 percent; while people who ate red meat once a day increased their risk by 13 percent, compared with people who ate very little meat.  : The Salt : NPR


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Have you ever wondered why the consumption of processed meats is so strongly linked to cancers of the colon, breast, prostate and pancreas? The evidence continues to mount, as demonstrated by a recent study showing a 67% increase in pancreatic cancer for people consuming moderate amounts of processed meat on a frequent basis. (Pulse; 4/23/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 16, p10).
Vegetarians have healthier hearts,
while those with diets high in processed meat -- regardless of whether or not it contains horse -- are at a significantly
increased risk of death due to cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent, cancer.
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