The WHO (World Health Organization) recently classified processed meat, including bacon, as a class 1 carcinogen, which means that it is 100% confirmed to cause cancer. If you love bacon and do not want the love affair to end, you are in luck! Ali will discuss the study that was released and clarify what we really should take away from the findings.
Beyond bacon, Ali will explain the difference between a conventionally raised and grass fed or pasture raised protein, identifying the benefits and food-as-medicine qualities of a responsibly raised animal protein. Learn about what preservatives to avoid and how to choose the best meats available.
Also covered in this episode:
● Nitrites vs. Nitrates
● Antibiotics and hormones in the meat industry
● Food-as-medicine benefits of bacon
● Functional role of protein in the diet
● How much protein should you eat?