Hundreds of cancer researchers took part in a five-year project spanning more than 7,000 clinical studies and designed to document the links between diet and cancer. Their conclusion, published in the World Cancer Research Fund’s report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective (2007), has rocked the health world with a declaration that all people should immediately stop buying and eating processed meat products and that all processed meat should be avoided for life.
Processed meats, the report explains, are simply too dangerous for human consumption. And why? Because they contain chemical additives that are known to greatly increase the risk of various cancers, including colorectal cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia, brain tumors, pancreatic cancer and many more.
What are processed meats?
Bacon Sausage Pepperoni Beef jerky Deli slices Hot dogs Sandwich meat (including those served at restaurants) Ham Meat ‘gift’ products like Christmas sausages Meat used in canned soups Meat used in frozen pizza Meat used in kid’s lunch products Meat used in ravioli, spaghetti or Italian pasta products … and many more meat products.read more…
Posted by Kurma on 2/7/08; 10:41:40 AM