Why processed meat are not healthy

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Processed meats make global news once again. A new study published in the journal, BMC Medicine, concluded that diets that are high in processed meats would increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Why processed meat are not healthy

  1. 1. What are processed meats?Not all meat is bad. Any meatthat has anything done to it toextend its shelf life, or tochange its colour or taste, orto make it more palatable inany way is consideredprocessed.The methods used forprocessing meats includepreserving, canning, freezing,refrigeration, and dehydration.Many processed meats aremade with unhealthy nitrates,nitrites, trans-fats, saturatedfats and large amounts ofsodium and sugar.By far, the most commonform of processing is saltingor curing.Processed meats make globalnews once again. A new studypublished in the journal, BMCMedicine, concluded that dietsthat are high in processed meatswould increase the risk of heartattack and stroke.PROCESSEDMEAT INCREASESRISK OFDYING

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