Nitrites | The Cancer Risk
Food and health experts say nitrites added to bacon
and ham create cancer-causing chemicals in your stomach...
...And 6,600 cases of colorectal cancer every year in the UK
are directly linked to diets high in processed meats.
UK cancer cases annually
That's four times the number of fatalities on UK roads over the same period.
Cancer cases worldwide annually
The number of colorectal cancer cases every year that can be directly attributed to diets high in processed meats, according to the World Health Organisation.
of bowel cancer
Increased risk of contracting bowel cancer if you eat 50g of processed meat a day.