There are a lot of foods that you should avoid or add to your diet in order to reduce the risk of cancer. In this article, we are only going to focus on 10 foods that you should stop eating if you want to minimize your risk of cancer.
- GMOS/ Glyphosate
GMOs or genetically modified organisms and Glyphosate, which is a pesticide, are known carcinogens and are very dangerous to our health. Nobody really knows to which extent but they are both very toxic.
- Microwave popcorn
Despite the fact that it is mostly GMO, this corn also contains perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which is known to cause cancer in living tissues.
- Canned foods
A big part of the canned foods on the market today contain BPA, an item that is known to change the brain cells. This has actually been proven on rats.
It is well known that cancer feeds on sugar i.e. it helps its growth. That is why you should avoid consuming any type of sugar, including high fructose corn syrup, refined sugar table, agave nectar etc.
- Farmed fish
Farmed fish may contain contaminants that increase the risk of cancer, such as pesticides, PCBs, flame retardants and even antibiotics, which is why you should stop consuming it.
- Artificial sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners can cause a long list of serious health problems, including cancer.
- Refined white flour
This flour contains traces of chemicals. Moreover, the gluten it contains is very inflammatory, which contributes to cancer and it also converts into sugar after its consumption. That is why you should avoid it.
- Processed meat
Processed meat, including sausages, hot dogs, and bacon increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by 67%.
- Hydrogenated Oils
These oils are rich in trans-fats which contribute to a lot of health problems, including cancer.
- Packaged and Diet Foods
Packaged foods may contain chemicals that are usually added to make them last longer or enhance their flavor. They also may contain sweeteners and artificial colors that are also dangerous for our health.
It may seem difficult to stop consuming these products, but it is for the best. You are going to feel much healthier and reduce your risk of cancer.
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