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Processed foods are often high in unhealthy trans fats, and laden with sugar and salt. Recently, the World Health Organization even classified processed meat as a Group 1 carcinogen (meaning there’s enough evidence to show it causes cancer). These cheap meats not only have no nutritional value, but also contain chemicals that act as an addictive, making you crave more of them. Replace ham and hotdogs with lean cuts of protein like chicken or fish instead – they’ll keep you full for longer, and you’ll be doing your body a massive favour in the long run.