So hot dogs, salami, corned beef, beef jerky and ham as well as canned meat and meat-based sauce are others not healthy products in our alimentation. On a scale of one to four, issued by WHO, sausages and hotdogs, bacon and salami are at the first level as the most dangerous. Scientific evidence used in the WHO’s report was provided by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. “For an individual, the risk of developing colorectal (bowel) cancer because of their consumption of processed meat remains small, but this risk increases with the amount of meat consumed,” Dr Kurt Straif from the WHO said. On the other part and because it’s necessary to have an equilibrated balance in thinking, red meat does have nutritional value too and is a major source of iron, zinc and vitamin B12. For the individual option, you decide !