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Food & Nutrition

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A recent report from the World Health Organization correlates processed meats with an increased cancer risk and places the meat in the same category as cigarettes and alcohol. The WHO also categorized red meat as a probable carcinogen. There are reasons other than reducing cancer risk to cut back on meat and a variety ways to reduce red and processed meat.

By now, you’ve probably heard several news reports about the World Health Organization report that associates the eating of processed meat with a higher risk of cancer. A food scientist at the University of Illinois says that report needs to be taken in context.

Bloomington Clare House Food Pantry Closing

Oct 9, 2015

The Bloomington food pantry that's helped area citizens since 1978  is closing. The final food distribution from Clare House will be just before Thanksgiving.