Processed Meats Linked to Autoimmune Disease

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Recent research concludes that processed foods such as hot dogs, sausage, and salami are officially linked to the increase of autoimmune diseases. The modern diet of processed foods, takeaways and microwave meals could be to blame for a sharp increase in autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, including alopecia, asthma and eczema

Scientists from Yale University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany have finished their research that proves the sodium content in processed foods and fast food are a contributing factor to autoimmune diseases. It was discovered that exposing these cells in a lab to a table salt solution made them act more ‘aggressive.’ The cells are called T helper cells. These cells activate and help cells fighting pathogens like bacteria and viruses. They also play a huge role in battling infections. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

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