Bacon Lowers Fertility, and We Hope That’s Your Least Favorite News Item of the Day

Eating just half a portion of processed meat a day lowers a male’s percentage of normal sperm cells from 7.2 percent to 5.5 percent, says a Harvard study. But dont throw away your favorite carnivorous cocktail recipe or cease patronizing local butchers just yet, modern man. This study only looked at a small sample (156 men), and eating lots of processed meat is linked to other health problems, so this could be a case of conflation.

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