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Red and Processed Meats: The Cancer Connection

 

What are red and processed meats?

In general, red meat is dark in color when raw. Examples include:

  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Pork

Processed meats are meats that have been preserved by smoking, salting, curing or adding other preservatives. Examples include:

  • Deli meats, such as sliced turkey and bologna
  • Bacon
  • Ham
  • Hot dogs

Read more at:  http://preventcancer.aicr.org/site/PageServer?pagename=elements_red_processed_meat

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