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Hot dogs and your health
Hot dogs are the staple of almost any Independence Day cookout
But a recent study finds men who eat a lot of processed red meats have an increased risk for heart failure.
Warsaw University researchers studied more than 37, 000 men with no history of heart problems.
After nearly 12 years---they found men who ate at least 75 grams of processed red meat every day doubled their chances of dying from heart failure.
Researchers recommend limiting the amount of processed meats you eat to one or two servings per day.
"If you're eating sausage for breakfast, and salami for lunch, and having some type of processed meat for dinner, then right, maybe try and cut that back to only once or twice a day."
Processed meats include things like sausages, ham, salami, and hot dogs.
They're typically higher in sodium and other chemicals, which help increase shelf-life, but can also, be harmful to your health.