You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

Have you heard that saying, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger?” Well, that doesn’t count when it comes to carcinogens.

You know the seriousness of cancer. You know the toll it takes mentally, emotionally, financially, spiritually, and physically. Did you know the American Cancer Society now reports the chances of getting cancer are now 1 in 2 for men, and 1 in 3 for women?

Those staggering numbers indicate that we need to think twice before eating anything as there’s nothing in our daily life that cancer doesn’t touch.

Processed meats

You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

It is understandable that you like processed meet because of the flavors in them, but let’s face it, they are carcinogenic, and so it is not the best option if you want to have some protein.

Popcorns

You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

Microwave popcorns is the best thing ever if you are watching a movie with your friends and family, but it’s not the healthiest or the safest food. The paper bag contains chemicals which is cancerous to humans.

Potato Chips

You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

Chips that you find in the stores are full of calories. They contain colors and flavors that are not healthy and may cause cancer. Acrylamide is a carcinogen present in most of the crisps and it is extremely dangerous hence avoid eating packed potato chips.

Charred meats

You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

Crazy-high temperatures used in the grilling process produce cancer-causing heterocyclic aromatic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which are carcinogenic.

Hydrogenated Oils

You probably eat these cancer causing foods everyday

Hydrogenated oils, like vegetable oil, contain trans fats. It’s known to cause cancer, heart disease, and immune system problems. In fact, there is no safe amount of trans fats in your diet, so avoiding this cancer causing food altogether would be advised.

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Isra Shams

"Fashion is life and living in style makes a statement worth a while!" Hey, I'm Isra Shams, the Managing Editor at Brands Magazine & FHM Pakistan.

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