Read on to learn why it might be smart to quit bringing home the bacon.
Bacon Sales Increase Despite Serious Health Risks
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health found that the consumption of processed meats, like bacon or sausage, is associated with a 19 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and a 42 percent higher risk of developing heart disease.
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Bacon is definitely a trendy food these days.
It's moved beyond breakfast and can now appear in practically any meal, but just because the savory treat is as ubiquitous as kale, doesn't make it healthy to consume in large quantities.
Check out the slideshow above to learn why it might be time to cut back on the bacon.