Everybody wants to be healthy and for that we eat healthy food as much as possible. We try to avoid extra oily food, junk food and extra sweetened food to live a healthy life. However, there are some foods that we think are healthy but can cause cancer.
Below are 5 foods that we all should stay away from in order to avoid cancer and to live a long and a healthy life.
We find it very easy and convenient to place a bag of popcorn in the microwave, wait for a few minutes to let them pop, and then enjoy almost everyone’s favorite snack. However, we are unknown of the fact that the popcorn’s bag comes in carcinogenic materials which could lead to cause cancer of the liver, testicles, and pancreas.
Do you know why processed meats have the advantage of staying fresh for a longer time and always tasting delicious? This is because there are several preservatives they are covered in which work to keep the meet ready to eat. Studies have shown that people who eat processed meat have a 44 percent of higher chance of cancer.
After soaring prices of tomatoes in Pakistan, many people have switched to use canned tomatoes. But unfortunately, canned tomatoes could possibly cause cancer, heart disease, and infertility because of the chemicals used to keep the tomatoes fresh inside the can.
Soft Drinks (Fizzy Drinks)
We are living a life where having a fizzy drink is necessary to have after every meal we take. But do you know these soft drinks are full of artificial ingredients and excessive sugar which can cause pancreatic cancer? The best thing to do is to find a natural and a healthy alternative, like natural juice to cut down fizzy drinks from your life.
Salmon is often referred to as one of today’s healthiest foods to eat, which is generally true. This is only possible, however, if you eat natural, free-range salmon.By using unnecessary antibiotics, farmed salmons are kept healthy and fed artificial diets to grow and mature faster so they can be sold. Such antibiotics and diets load the wish with a variety of harmful toxins and chemicals to the human body which can cause cancer. So it is best to eat naturally raised salmon instead of farm-raised.
If you know any other food items which can cause cancer, let us know in the comments section below.