Washington Physicians Committee issued a statement about the dangers of hot dogs.
This kind of fast food contains high amounts of salt, which can cause high blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems. But most importantly – American doctors believe that only 50 grams of processed meat a day (as contained in one hot dog) increases the risk of colorectal cancer by 21%.
Expert Susan Levin claims hot dogs to be as harmful as cigarettes. Thus, experts are going to attract people’s attention to hot dogs’ relation to colorectal cancer. According to Susan Levin, fast food should be sold as cigarettes, with a warning sign.