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Death by Bacon

Don't hate the messenger: according to a study earlier this year, death by bacon may be a real possibility. A study published in the journal BMC Medicine of 448,568 people found that eating processed …

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Processed Meat Linked to Early Death

People who eat a lot of processed meats are more likely to suffer cardiovascular disease, cancer, and early death. Salt and chemicals used as preservatives may damage health, according to an article p…

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7 of the Most Unhealthy, Cancer-Causing Foods

Let's face it: it's challenging to eat all-healthy foods all the time. Sometimes we just want an easy pre-processed meal for a late dinner, while other times we choose to indulge in a junky treat as a…

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FDA-Approved Virus Meat Additive

Bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) have been approved as meat additives to reduce the food safety risks associated with processed meat and poultry products. There is a concern, however, that vir…

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Pink Slime: Now Just An Option For Schools

Much ado has been about the recent hoopla over the foodstuff dubbed “pink slime” which is really something called “lean finely textured beef” by the USDA. This is a highly processed form of meat trimm…

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Bacon, Processed Meat Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Hold the bacon, hold the sausage. Researchers in Sweden suggest that eating an extra 50g of processed meat each day -- that's a couple of slices of bacon or a link of sausage -- could increase your ri…

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3 Foods That Can Trigger a Stroke

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and is a rapidly growing health threat for …

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The Meat You Should Never Eat

from a local farm instead of the mass-produced variety from your local supermarket, perhaps this news brief from the Australian Today Tonight show will help change your mind. If you haven't yet se…

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Anatomy of a Chicken Nugget

From Experience Life Ever wonder what goes into making a chicken nugget? And ever wonder why they’re so easy to eat (and eat and eat)? Here’s more than you probably wanted to know: BITE-S…

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