7 Cancer Causing Foods You Should Stop Eating

Food plays a very important role in the health of all people. There are healthy foods that offer important health benefits and act as protectors of the body against different diseases. However, there are also many unhealthy foods, which can give the body dangerous consequences that can cause diseases as serious as cancer.

Carcinogenic foods are present in many diets and many people are still unaware of the harm they are causing to their own health by consuming them. In this article, we will reveal 7 such highly carcinogenic foods, which must be cut from your diet.


 

1. Microwave Popcorn

Many people enjoy eating popcorn while watching their favorite movie.
However, it is a much better and healthier option to make your own
popcorn at home in ghee or coconut oil. By this you can turn popcorns
into e healthy snack but only if you are using organic popcorn kernels.
Also, you should avoid buying popcorn at the movie theaters because they
contain buttering agent which is a possible cancer-former.

Cancer-Causing Agent: Perfluorooctanoic acid is created during the
microwave process from substances found on the inside of the bags.

2. Beef Jerky

This snack contains nitrites which can lead to the development of
cancer. These substances are found in many other foods but beef jerky
has much more of them per ounce than many other foods.

Therefore, you should make your own beef jerky using grass-fed ground
beef rolled out thin using a rolling pin, and baked in the oven for
hours at the lowest temperature.

Cancer-Causing Agent: Nitrites found in beef jerky are associated with
cancer development, and they are added to give the jerky its color and
also to keep it fresh for months.

3. Canned Foods

It has been long discussed whether BPAs contained in canned foods can
cause cancer and whether these substances are transferred to the food
that the cans contain. Therefore, you should opt for fresh or frozen
food, or buy canned food which is BPA-free.

Cancer-Causing Agent: Bisphenol-A .

4. GMO Foods

GMO treated food contains herbicides and pesticides which have been
shown to cause cancer and lead to development of many other diseases.
These chemicals cannot be rinsed off before eating. Try to consume 100%
organic foods, or the food that has the “Non-GMO Project Verified” seal
on it to make sure your food is GMO free.

Cancer-Causing Agent: herbicides and pesticides.

5. Cola

Cola contains High Fructose Corn Syrup which gives the soda its brown
color. This chemical has proven to feed the cancer cells that you
currently have in your body.

Cancer-Causing Agent: 4-MI (4-methylimidazole) which is directly linked to cancer development in thousands of individuals.

6. Diet Foods

Generally, diet foods contain artificial sweeteners which are associated
with cancer development. Moreover, these substances have toxic effect
on the body.

Cancer-Causing Agent: Aspartame which is the most commonly used
artificial sweetener and it has been linked to cancer development for
years. However, FDA claims that there is no sufficient evidence to
support this theory.

7. Fried Snacks

Fried snacks are absolutely delicious, but carcinogenic as well. These
snacks have previously been deep fried, just like French fries, in order
to make it crispy . During this process there is a formation of
cancer-causing substances which eventually we consume.

Cancer-Causing Agent: Glycidamide, a metabolic product of Acrylamide, a
substance produces from frying foods at high temperatures. This
substance is considered as highly carcinogenic.

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