Eating cured meats could have an unexpected impact on your health.

FOX's Lisa Lacerra explains:

A new study out of France finding eating large amounts of cured meats like bacon, ham and corned beef is linked to increased symptoms among asthma sufferers.

The study's leader telling Reuters cured meat has already been associated with lung cancer and COPD. The study's authors saying participants who ate the most cured meat four or more servings a week, were 76 percent more likely to see a worsening of symptoms, compared to those who ate less than one full serving a week.

The study recommending a multi -tiered approach, including medication, weight control and reducing cured meat intake to help control the symptoms of asthma.

Lisa Lacerra, FOX News.