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|On Monday, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health announced that just a single serving of red meat per day dramatically increases your risk of death -- by 13 percent. The odds of developing cancer or heart disease start around 14 percent -- and they climb even higher for people who eat processed meats like hot dogs and bacon. As MedSNBC summed it up, "Americans' love of meat likely accounts for about 1.5 million excess deaths every decade." Damn you, bacon.|
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