Even eating small amounts may cause cancer : “high consumption” of red meats and preserved meats (like hot dogs) can put you at risk of colon cancer.
Our estimate is about for every 100g of red meat and for every 50g of processed meat , there is about a 15-20% increased risk of colon cancer.“Don’t eat them very often. Don’t eat them several times a week,”
Veggie or vegan hot dogs are usually made of soy proteins (like tofu). While they contain no cholesterol and are lower in calories and fat, eating too much soy has its own side effects too. Studies suggest our move to supposedly “healthier” soy alternatives might pose problems for female fertility and reproduction.