Last year over 1.6 million people were diagnosed with some type of cancer. With the exponential advances in science and technology it is hard to believe that so many are still being diagnosed with this deadly disease. While there are many organizations attempting to find a cure for cancer it would be smart to reduce or eliminate things that frequently cause cancer.
Everyone you consume food or drink the body breaks down its ingredients and feeds them to your cells. If you consume foods that are rich in vitamins in nutrients they will positively affect the body while consuming toxic food cause harm.
A group of ingredients called carcinogens are very commonly used in foods both fresh and packaged items. A carcinogen is defined as any substance directly involved in causing cancer. When carcinogens are broken down in the body they have the ability to damage and mutate DNA and ironically cancer is defined as a disease in which abnormal cells destroy the body.
A recent trend has developed on social media which involves people attempting to light a slice of cheese on fire. One the cheese is under a flame it doesn’t melt, in fact it curls and turns black just like plastic, now people are realizing everything isn’t always what it seems when it comes to store bought foods. If you take a look at most sliced cheeses the packaging is labeled “sandwich slices” or “cheese product” but not many state their product is actually cheese.
Here are a few common foods that contain cancer causing ingredients:
- Microwave popcorn
- Non-organic fruit
- Processed meats
- Farmed Salmon
- Potato chips
- Hydrogenated oils
- Processed white flour
- Canned tomatoes
- Refined sugar
- Anything diet
Truth is with the loose restrictions of the Food and Drug Administration we will never know every ingredient in our food. Many wish they can grow their own veggies and cut their own meats but that is nearly impossible. To reduce your risk at one of the most deadly diseases in the world to to avoid foods containing carcinogens.