Don’t Let Hot Dogs Strike You Out This Baseball Season

hot-dogThis past Thursday, the Major League Baseball teams celebrated Opening Day – kicking off a season of increased colorectal cancer risk for baseball fans. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, baseball fans are expected to eat more than 19 million hot dogs during the 2018 season. But even eating just one hot dog a day can increase the risk of colorectal cancer, which kills more than 50,000 Americans per year.

In 2015, the World Health Organization released a report declaring hot dogs and other processed meats “carcinogenic to humans.” Continue reading “Don’t Let Hot Dogs Strike You Out This Baseball Season”

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