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.

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Dietician: Meat health risk research is 'nothing new'

New research into the health risks of eating too much processed meat has revealed links to heart disease and cancer.

Dietician Alison Hornby told Daybreak that the findings are "nothing new", however it was still vital that "we get the message out there".

She said: "These foods are so high in saturated felt, salt and additives that they are really bad for our health."

Alison recommended people should lower their intake of processed meats as much as they can.

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