Colorectal Cancer

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Colorectal Cancer – 28 October 2008

According to the latest studies, processed meat increases one’s risk for colorectal cancer, on average, by 21 percent for every 50 grams consumed daily. (A 50 gram serving is approximately the size of a typical hot dog.) No amount of processed meat is considered safe to eat.

Each year, 160,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer. About half of all cases are incurable when found. Approximately 50,000 Americans are expected to die of the disease this year.

Yet many school menus are packed with processed meats that are made available to schools as a commodity food by our government to help support the meat industry. Whose best interest do you think our government is concerned about? It sure isn’t our children’s!

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"Joyful Curmudgeon"
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