16 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Eat Every Day
Farmed salmon, fed on unnatural diets, have less of the healthy omega-3 and are contaminated with chemicals, antibiotics, pesticides, and other known carcinogens. Raised in very crowded conditions, they also have 30 times the number of sea lice than wild salmon.
1. Canned Tomatoes
All processed meats, not limited to sausages, hot dogs, and bacon, contain numerous chemicals and preservatives that are damaging to your health. A study showed that those who ate 160 grams or more of processed meats increased their risk of early death as much as 44 percent as opposed to those who ate 20 grams or less.
2. Soda Pop
According to Wikipedia, usual microwave popcorn bags are lined with perfluorooctanoic acid, a toxin linked to infertility in women and increases the risk of kidney, bladder, liver, pancreas and testicular cancers. And most popcorns use soybean oil (a GMO product) and various preservatives such as propyl gallate which can cause stomach problems and skin rashes.
3. Farmed Salmon
Potato chips are high in weight gaining elements fat and calories, and their excessive trans-fats and sodium can cause high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Fried in high temperatures, potato chips have artificial flavors and colors, numerous preservatives and even acrylamide, a known carcinogen that is also found in cigarettes.
4. Processed Meats
All hydrogenated oils are vegetable oils and cannot be extracted naturally but be chemically removed from their source. They are frequently deodorized and colored to look appealing, and they contain high levels of Omega-6 fatty acids which can cause heart disease and various cancers, especially skin cancer.
5. Microwave Popcorn
Smoked foods such as meat or nuts contain considerable amounts of tar which is a known carcinogen. Pickled foods, cured by the use of nitrates or nitrites as preservatives as well as color adding, are associated with a greater increase in colorectal cancer and higher rates of stomach cancer.
6. Potato Chips
Refining grains destroys its natural nutrients and has a very high glycemic rate which quickly raises the blood sugar level and insulin levels. Mills now usually bleach flour with a chemical called chlorine gas, a dangerous irritant that is not safe to inhale and in large quantities can be lethal.
7. Hydrogenated oils
It's believed that the FDA has approved GMO's safe. Unfortunately, the FDA has NO testing procedures for GMO foods, NONE. In a study done by Dr. Pusztai at the Rowett Institute in Scotland, rats, fed GMO foods, ALL showed damaged immune systems, pre-cancerous cell growths, and smaller brains and livers, in just the first 10 days of the study.
8. Pickled and Smoked Foods
Back in 1931, German Otto Warburg, the Nobel laureate in medicine, first discovered that tumors and cancers both use sugars to "feed" themselves to proliferate and fructose-rich sweeteners like high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) are in a particular preference.
9. Highly Processed White Flours
Artificial sweeteners, usually used to lose weight or avoid diabetes, actually help gain weight and worsen diabetes. Mounting evidence has proved that the chemicals making up artificial sweeteners, especially aspartame, break down in the body into a deadly toxin called DKP which can cause cancer, particularly brain tumors.
Diet foods, including frozen foods, diet sodas and prepackaged foods labeled as "diet" or "low-fat," are all chemically processed and generally contain aspartame, which causes many diseases such as cancers, birth defects, and heart problems. Many studies have shown that these additives can actually be addicting.
11. Refined Sugars
Alcohol use is the second leading cause of cancer, only behind tobacco use. Though a moderate consumption of alcohol can be healthy, excessive drinking is known the primary cause of heart failure, stroke, sudden death, female breast cancers and more.
12. Artificial Sweeteners
Red meat is good for your health only in small and infrequent amounts. Eating red meat every day, even in a small amount, would increase a man's risk of dying from cancer by 22 percent and a woman's 20 percent. A study has found that long-term consumption of red meat significantly increased the amount of colon cancer.
13. Diet Anything
Non-organic fruits are contaminated with some very dangerous pesticides such as thiodicarb, organophosphates, and atrazine which is a weed killer that causes severe problems in humans, especially in our reproductive capabilities. A study found that when pregnant women drank water contaminated with atrazine, their babies had reduced body weights.
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