The World Health Organization has just released a study placing processed meat, including sausage and bacon, on the top list of human carcinogens. The report's authors say 50 grams of processed meat a day increases the chance of developing colorectal cancer by 18 per cent.

Chef Layne Ardell at Prairie Meats sliced up 50 grams of popular meats and put them on display for us. It turns out that 50 grams adds up quickly.