According to recent reports, thousands of children were given ham sandwiches packed in their lunch boxes every day.
Many parents consider ham sandwiches as healthy option for lunch, which is absolutely wrong assumption.
The World Cancer Research Fund warns parents to avoid habit of processed meats like ham in lunch boxes for children. Even, they suggest youngsters to get into habit of avoiding processed meats like bacon, ham, hot dogs and salami.
Ham, bacon and other types of processed meat raise the risk of bowel cancer over a lifetime, according to a cancer charity.
Giving sandwich fillers such as ham and salami to children means they get into habits that increase their risk of developing cancer later in life, it claims.
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