Health Risks Increased With Processed Meat

Posted on May 22, 2010

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According to this report  Heart disease and diabetes are associated with processed meat such as bacon, deli ham, hotdogs and sausages.

These meat products contain a chemical called nitrates used to preserve them increasing one’s risks for diabetes and heart disease.

Although unprocessed meat contains the same amount of saturated fat  and cholesterol, processed meat have four times as much salt . 

 Neither salt nor saturated fats are  good for healthy eating.

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