Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Top 5 Carcinogenic Food You Must Avoid

To stay healthy and prevent cancer, there are at least five cancer foods to avoid. You must get surprised. Your kitchen may store these five unhealthy food. It's even possible for you to consume these food every day.

The GMO food

The GMO Food Example Picture

GMO or genetically-modified organism food is any kind of food that is processed with chemical and hormone to grow them quick. Most derivative food use GMO products in their productions, including the most common food you have every day such as conventional corn, soybean products, and canola.  You have to reduce the consumption of GMO food because GMO increases the growth of tumor. To reduce or even avoid the consumption of GMO food, it will be better for you to buy products with non-GMO verified certificate, locally-grown ingredients that are grown without biotechnology, and buy organic food only.

Processed meats

Processed Meats Example Foods

Any kind of processed meats such as sausage, bacon, hot dogs, and lunch meat contain high sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite that significantly increase the growth colon cancer. You should also notice that the processed meats look fresh and smell good. It is because of a long process and chemical ingredients inside the processed meats. The unnatural process damages the natural nutrition of the meats and increase the carcinogenic content. It makes you must put processed meats in the list of  cancer foods to avoid.

Diet food and beverages

Diet food and beverages

All diet food and beverage are even worse than sugary food and beverage. Although they do not contain as much as sugar like soda pop, diet food and beverage usually use artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose, increase the risk of cancer and birth defect. According to the European Food Safety Authority or EFSA all kind of artificial sweeteners increase the risk of cancer.

Farmed Salmon

Farmed Salmon

According to Dr. David Carpenter, the director of Albany University Institute of Health, farmed salmons lack of vitamin D and tend to be contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyils (PCB), flame retardants, and antibiotics pesticide that are actually very strong carcinogenic chemicals.  Most countries in Europe have already banned the used of PCB in any kind of industry, especially food and clothe industry. But, farmed salmon is still contaminated with PCB, including the farmed salmon the provide salmon stocks for canned salmon industry. It is suggested for you to always choose marinated fish, especially for the salmon.

Refined flours and sugars

Refined flours and sugars

Refined flours and sugar are the most common ingredients in various kind of processed food. The refined flours are indeed really white and look cleaner than non-refined flours. However, the carbohydrate content in this kind of flours is processed to be excess carbohydrate. A study that is published in the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention shows that the regular consumption of refined white flour increase the risk of cancer on women by 220%.

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Meanwhile, the refined sugars will likely to spike insulin level very quickly. The refined sugars, especially the one that is made of corn sugar, are fructose-rich. It affects not only the glucose level in the bloodstream, but also increase the risk of cancer. The refined sugars commonly contain high-fructose corn syrup (HFCF) that affects the grow of cancer cell. Unfortunately, the HFCS has always been part of many kinds of cookies, pies, sodas, cakes, sauces, canned juice, and all kind of sweets. It makes both refined sugars and refined flours are the  cancer foods to avoid.

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