#Bacon and #Tobacco | Suzi Gage | The @guardian @soozaphone

Suzi Gage is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Bristol, investigating associations between substance use and mental health.

“Vegetarians are probably breathing a sigh of relief today as headlines are warning us that processed and cured meats cause cancer. But the way this message has been framed in the media is extremely misleading.

Comparing meat to tobacco, as most news organisations who’ve chosen to report this have done, makes it seem like a bacon sandwich might be just as harmful as a cigarette. This is absolutely not the case”

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Read the full article: Meat and tobacco: the difference between risk and strength of evidence | Science | The Guardian.

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