A few weeks ago a study was picked up by the press concluding that processed meat causes cancer. I am a vegetarian, and I can tell you that in moderation, processed meat is fine, even with all of its nitrates and preservatives.
The headline from CNN was “World Health Organization links processed meats to cancer- and vegetarians get smug on twitter”.
A friend of mine and I were just discussing this subject. This friend owns a very successful restaurant here in Pittsburgh that serves specialty meats and cured meats and seafood. He serves some of the finest cured meats in the country. Continue reading Is Meat Bad For You?