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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Just Reading: Processed Meats May Pose Heart Health Risk

Okay, so I came across this article by ABC News about processed meats and how it increases your risk for heart disease and diabetes. I am a fan of hot dogs just as much as the next person, but this definitely has made me think twice. Here is an excerpt:
"The study published today in Circulation looked at 20 studies involving more than 1 million participants from 10 different countries. Researchers found that eating as little as 2 ounces of processed meat per day -- a few strips of bacon, a hot dog or smoked sausage -- increased the risk of heart disease by 42 percent and the risk of diabetes by 19 percent. "

Interested in reading more? ABC News

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