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Regular consumers of processed meats may have a high propensity of developing colon cancer.
Habitual consumption of inflammatory foods, such as soda, red meat, and processed meat products, may accelerate the development and growth of cancerous cells and tumors in the colon and rectum.
Women who are habitual consumers of processed meats may be highly vulnerable to suffer from breast cancer.
Consistent consumers of red and processed meat may be more prone to suffer from obesity, develop unhealthy body mass index (BMI), and have high waist circumference.
High dietary intake of red and processed meats may increase pancreatic cancer risk.
High intake of red and processed meats may increase total, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality risk in both men and women.
A surge in thyroid cancer risk is associated with frequent consumption of animal foods rich in nitrites, such as processed meats.
Unhealthy lifestyle and dietary habits, such as cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, physical inactivity, and consumption of diets high in red and processed meats and low in fruits, vegetables, fiber, and calcium, may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer.