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Bacon can kill: Official

Ralph B

Re: Risk assessment...

> That's 18% of about 4.5% or your chances of getting colorectal cancer goes from 4.5% to 5.3%, which doesn't sound so scary.

So, unless I've made a mistake in my (compound) maths, based on those figures, I think you'd need to eat a 1kg of bacon each day to have a 100% chance of getting colorectal cancer.

I'm not sure what timespan that risk is spread over, but I can't help wondering if the bigger risk wouldn't be from a heart attack, based on that diet.

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