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Nutrition Tips

Check for words like nitrate, nitrite, cured or salted on the nutrition label.

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Nutrition Guides

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Healthy Recipes

Try these tasty recipes for healthy alternatives to processed meat.

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Why processed meat?

Research shows that eating processed meats can raise your risk for colorectal cancer. That’s because cancer-causing substances form when meats are preserved. And, eating these substances can damage your DNA. 

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