In today’s world everybody wants to live healthy, so for that everyone must be aware of the food they are consuming in daily life. Food plays a very important role in the well-being of an individual. Today I’ll discuss those foods that may contain carcinogen or are suspected as cancer-causing foods.
It is the most commonly consumed snacks around the world, indeed kids enjoy this snack very much and want to eat in their spare time. However, potato chips have various preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial flavors which may affect your body negatively. Also, potato chips are fried at a very high temperature which causes them to make a carcinogen compound called acrylamide which is also found in cigarettes
We all notice processed meat sold in the deli section of supermarkets and grocery store but many of us don’t know that these processed meats contain chemicals and preservatives like sodium nitrates which make it appealing and fresh but is also well-known carcinogens.
3. Microwave Popcorns:
Conventional microwave popcorn bags are lined with carcinogen chemical known as perfluorooctanoic (PFOA). PFOA is the known dangerous chemical for women because it is linked to infertility in women. It also increases the risk of liver, kidney, bladder and testicular cancers.
GMO’s are commonly known as genetically modified organisms. Such foods have been modified by chemicals in order to match the growing demand in the market, which is not possible for an ordinary food. GMO’s foods can increase the heart problems and other immune-related disorders which may lead to cancer.
5. Vegetable Oils:
6. Soda Pop:
Sodas are known to irritate the stomach and make those people with ulcers experience more pain. Sodas contains artificial colors and chemicals like derivative 4-methylimidazole which is the leading cause of cancer.
For a long time, refined sugar has been known for spiking the insulin level in the body but it may also be a preferable food for cancer cells to grow in the body.
8. Pickled or Smoked Food:
The most commonly used preservative in the pickles and the highly salted food is nitrates. Although nitrates do not itself causes cancer but once they are inside the body, they get converted into N-nitroso composites. N-nitroso composite is associated with a greater increase the risk of developing cancers.
Farmed salmon is raised with unnatural and contaminated diet and in the closed spaces. These fishes are also given the antibiotics, pesticides and other known carcinogens. Farmed salmon contains high levels of mercury and cancer-causing dioxins.
10. Canned Tomatoes:
Fresh tomatoes are always considered as a cancer-fighting food. And at the same time on the other hand canned tomatoes because of the high acidity level can extract the BPA present in the can itself. These canned tomatoes having BPA content is the most carcinogenic food consumed in everyday life.
So it’s always better to opt for healthier, natural food alternatives and avoid cancer-causing food for well-being.