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  • Bacon butties will not kill you

    03/09/2013 12:22:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 07 March 2013 2:18 PM | Michael Hanlon
    I hate “eating x gives you y” stories. Nearly always, associations between particular foods and drinks and specific illnesses are weak, riddled with confounding variables and describe increases in marginal risks that shouldn’t really worry us. If eating pickled fish tongues, say, doubles your risk of developing cancer of the Lower Hobsonate Iltoid, that only sounds worrying until you realize that in the whole of human history there have only been three recorded cases of this ghastly (and wholly made-up) disease. So what do we make of the news that high consumption of processed meats such as bacon, sausages and...