Meat, particularly processed meats, were a hot topic last week with headlines screaming “Cancer Danger in Bacon – Eating processed meat is as bad as smoking” [Daily Express, 27 October 2015], whilst meat producers, butchers and Paleo diet enthusiasts were up in arms, making accusations of scaremongering and contradicting that there was no evidence that red and processed meat gave you cancer. So what brought this all on? Is eating meat really as bad as smoking??
Charlotte Heald is a
qualified & experienced nutritional therapist, scientific researcher and busy
mother of two. She is passionate about food and firmly believes that what you
eat has a profound effect on health and wellbeing. Here she aims to share with
you the latest nutritional news and research as well as healthy eating tips,
nutritional advice and delicious healthy recipes.