All Too Common Foods that Cause Cancer. Cancer is a complex disease. There are many different types of cancers, as well as many potential causes. On your mission to better health, you may have come across articles about ‘cancer-fighting superfoods’ and ‘cancer-causing foods’. Unfortunately, these are often unsubstantiated or poorly researched so there is a lot of unreliable information online. So, how can people find reliable information on cancer-related nutrition?
here it is, those cancer-causing foods you don’t want to hear about! But the truth is the truth. In today’s world, we are loading our bodies with cancerous chemicals, tobacco, and other carcinogenic substances. But the worst thing we are doing…is probably just eating.
1. Hydrogenated Oils
Hydrogenated oils are found in all sorts of food. Such as pre-packaged food, fast food, and margarine. These oils were once vegetable oils but then were processed into trans fats. It has been strongly suggested that such fats cause a variety of cancers.
This one isn’t quite as sneaky as the next though. Keep reading!
Aside from the fact that processed popcorn can contain these hydrogenated oils, microwave popcorn has been suggested to cause cancer. Namely, lung cancer. It is said there is a chemical on the inside of the non-stick bag that can wreak havoc on our system and become carcinogenic.
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3. Lunch Meat
Processed lunch meat has loaded all sorts of harmful substances. For starters, the animal could have been fed pesticides or GMOs. But more often than that harming us, the nitrates used to preserve the meat is far more harmful.
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