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Old 25-10-2015, 01:57 PM   #3
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WHO cancer report: As experts issue warning on processed meat, here are 13 practical ways to reduce your cancer risk
From Monday, processed meats such as ham, bacon and salami will be classified by the WHO as 'carcinogenic to humans', the worst ranking

Adam Withnall
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Friday 23 October 2015

The World Health Organisation is expected to announce that the cancer threat from bacon and other processed meats is on a par with that of smoking.

The report, to be released on Monday, will be a bombshell for farmers and fast food chains alike and has left many questioning what they knew about carcinogenic – cancer-causing – substances.

The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has warned for several years that there is "strong evidence" that consuming a lot of red meat can cause bowel cancer.

But from Monday, processed meats such as ham, bacon and salami will be classified by the WHO as “carcinogenic to humans", the highest of five possible rankings and shared only with alcohol, asbestos, arsenic and cigarettes.

Earlier this month, health experts in Australia launched a project to “bust the myth” that everything causes cancer, and came up with a series of practical tips for people to actively reduce their cancer risk. Here’s what they found:

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