Study: 'One sausage a day can cause early death'

A major new study has concluded processed meat, such as bacon, sausages and ham, is the cause of nearly one in 30 early deaths. It concludes eating too much significantly increases the risk of cancer and heart disease.

ITV News medical editor Lawrence McGinty looks at the detail:

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Processed meat 'early death'

A major study has shown that diets full of pies, sausages, and ready meals can lead to an early death. Half a million people took part in the research that found links between processed meat and heart disease and cancer.