Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption!

Happy Monday everybody!

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Today, this article came to our attention as we read on in horror!

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has concluded a study containing 7000 clinical studies covering the links between diet and cancer. WCRF had declared processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption, and that consumers should stop buying and eating all processed meat products for the rest of their lives!

The reason is because all processed meats are “usually manufactured with a carcinogenic ingredient known as sodium nitrite”, this serves the purpose of turning packaged meats to appear a bright red colour so they appear fresh-looking. However, sodium nitrite also results in the formation of cancer-causing cell, which ultimately leads to a sharp increase of cancer risks for those who consume processed meats.

What qualifies as processed meats you ask?

Ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones from processed meats:
1. Always read ingredient labels
2. Don’t buy anything made with sodium nitrite or monosodium glutamate
3. Don’t eat red meats served by restaurants, schools, hospitals, hotels or other institutions

A while ago, we posted on our Facebook page and Twitter about this Blog called 100 Days of Real Food. You should definitely check it out if you are serious about changing your diet habits!

What are your thoughts on this matter? Will you be changing your diet for the better?