Surprisingly, there was an article which explains that there are numerous ways of getting worms which attack your brain, including pork. This was announced in the CNN news.
Brain Worms from eating certain Dangerous Food
There are many types of tapeworm, three of them easily infect human brain. From a health perspective, there’s one in particular to watch out for. “It’s mainly the pork tapeworm that’s the main one brain,” says Helena Helmby from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
A human being can be infected with this worm (taenia Solium) in two ways: Taeniasis, adult worms that live in the intestines, which can get in the consumption of under-cooked pork and via the worm larvae, which you can get by coming to contact with contaminated human or pig feces. If the worm larvae entrance to a nervous system, including the brain, it can lead to a condition called Neurocysticercosis.
If you’ve seen certain of the recent videos of the awful factory pig farms then you might not be surprised.
The next time when you are thinking about a bacon and vegetable sandwich, think of the dangers pork represents and replace it with an avocado. Avocados are a natural miracle which provides a lot of health benefits and unlike pork, will not result in brain-eating worms!