6 Cancer-Causing Foods You May Eat Every Day and Why You Should Avoid
Do you know that many foods we eat contain a substance that can cause cancer in both human beings and animals? It’s carcinogens. Lots of people are diagnosed with some types of cancer every year.
According to World Health Organization,
“The top 5 most-diagnosed cancers in men: lung, prostate, colorectal, stomach, and liver.
The top 5 most-diagnosed cancers in women: breast, colorectal, lung, cervix, and stomach.”
What we have to know about one fact is that: scientifically proven, some cancer-causing foods that actively increase the chance that you’ll be diagnosed with cancer in your lifetime.
And, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
Following is a list of the top 6 foods that you most likely consume every day that may contain carcinogens, try to avoid them!
1. Canned Tomatoes
Actually, most canned foods are dangerous as they are lined with bisphenol-A(BPA). And tomatoes are exceptionally dangerous because of their high acidity, which seems to make BPA excrete from the lining. So choose fresh vegetables that without any added ingredients for your diet. Avoid most cans!
2. Smoked Foods
For a prolong life, most smoked and salted foods contain preservatives, such as nitrates, which can accumulate in your body over time once you ate them. Such toxins have been proven to do damage to your health and even result in cancer. And if you cook the smoked foods at high temperature, the nitrated are more likely to converted to the much more dangerous nitrites.
3. Farmed Fish
According to researches,
“More than 60% of the salmon consumed in the United States comes from a farming operation where they are treated with antibiotics, pesticides, and other carcinogenic chemicals to try and control the bacterial, viral, and parasitic outbreaks that result from cramming so many fish in a small space.”
Besides, mercury and PCB’s in the farm raised fish are at extremely high levels. Consume wild ones as possible as you can.
4. Potato Chips
Yes, they are a tasty snack, and easy to prepare, but they are not only loaded with fat and calories. And when baking potato chips in high temperature, acrylamide is produced, which may increase the risk of getting cancer.
5. Soda Pop
Soda pop has been shown to cause cancer too, it acidifies the body and literally feeds cancer cells. It’s loaded with sugar, colorings as well as food chemicals, such as caramel color and its derivative 4-methylimidazole (4-MI), both of which have been linked to cause cancer.
6. Hydrogenated Oils
World Health Organization confirmed that hydrogenated oils cause cancer, as well as many other fatal diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and birth defects. The hydrogenated oils are often used to preserve processed foods, so this is one more good reason to avoid processed foods. While if you must buy them, make sure to check the label and choose healthy oils instead of hydrogenated oils.
Sources: cancer.org/ thetruthaboutcancer.com/naturalnews.com