|Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New|
Stats: 2,641,127 members, 6,182,036 topics. Date: Saturday, 06 March 2021 at 03:14 AM
|Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by bloomstar: 4:20pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Top 10 cancer causing food stuff
we eat foods daily and are not conscious of the foods we eat, how processed it is, how long it has been store, its method of storage and many more
I point this out because you’ll note that several of the most common (and aggressive) cancers have to do with your gastrointestinal system. The function of your body that processes the food you eat, distributes it around your body as needed, and does its best to dump the leftover toxins.
That makes it a major area of your daily life that dramatically affects your prevention – and ultimately your survival – of cancer. The food and beverages you consume, the fuel your body uses to fight disease, is critical to your overall wellbeing.
Some foods are worse for you than others and are increasing your risk of many conditions and diseases. While cancer is one of the worst, regularly eating the cancer causing foods in our top ten list can also lead to heart disease, diabetes, chronic inflammation, and so much more.
What Causes Cancer?
Understanding possible causes of cancer comes down to understanding the causes of gene and DNA mutations. Chemicals (like carcinogens), radiation, obesity, hormones, chronic inflammation, smoking, viruses, and a number of other factors have been found to be cancer causing.
You can explode that out to many different types of chemicals whether it’s what you put in your body, what you breath, what you eat, radiation from all sources − women from mammograms, from CT scans, from your cell phones, your cell towers, your Wi-Fi. Cancer is caused by chemicals and radiation, period.”
If Bob is correct that the primary causes for cancer are chemicals and radiation, then both of these factors can be greatly reduced through the food and lifestyle choices that you make
Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods to Cut Your Cancer Risk in Half
-Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs):
The rapidly growing industry of genetically modified crops are infiltrating our food supply at an alarming rate. More than 90% of our corn and soy are now genetically modified.
This fairly new practice is the source of many debates. Experts agree that adequate testing was not done before GMO foods were added to the ingredient listing of thousands of products.
In other words, no one – including the growers and manufacturers of GMO foods – knows the long-term effect they will have on human health. Look for GMO-free labels whenever possible or buy organic (which always means a product is not genetically modified).
From the chemically-lined bag to the actual contents, microwave popcorn is at the center of lung cancer debates around the world.
Not only are the kernels and oil likely GMO (which the manufacturer does not have to disclose) unless organic, the fumes released from artificial butter flavoring contain diacetyl, which is toxic to humans.
Make your own organic popcorn the old-fashioned way – it tastes better, doesn’t release toxic fumes, and is a healthier choice for you.
Most cans are lined with a product called bisphenol-A (BPA), which has been shown to genetically alter the brain cells of rats. Many plastic goods, thermal paper, water lines, and many dental composites also contain BPA.
Help protect your DNA by sticking to fresh or frozen vegetables that have no added ingredients for your family’s table! These are better for you and available year-round.
-Grilled Red Meat: While grilled food can taste delicious, scientists have discovered that preparing meats in this way – especially processed meats like hot dogs – releases a carcinogen called heterocyclic aromatic amines. When you grill red meat to the point of well-done, it changes the chemical and molecular structure of the meat. You’re better off baking, broiling, or preparing meat in a skillet than on the grill.
The biggest cancer causing food (by far) is high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and other refined sugars. Even brown sugar is highly refined white sugar with some of the removed molasses added back in for flavor and color.
Refined sugars (and foods made with them) are the source of major insulin spikes and feed the growth of cancer cells.
Since the majority of the sugar supply in the U.S. is made using genetically modified (GMO) sugar beets, a healthier option is organic honey, coconut sugar, or maple sugar.
Now that oncologists are using diabetes medication to fight cancer cells, there’s no doubt (finally) that those mutated cancer cells love sugar.
-Salted, Pickled, and Smoked Foods:
These products typically contain preservatives, such as nitrates, which are intended to prolong shelf life. The additives used in processed foods can accumulate in your body over time. Eventually, such toxins cause damage at the cellular level and lead to diseases like cancer. When smoked foods are cooked at high temperatures, the nitrates are converted to the much more dangerous nitrites. (Note: By pickled foods we don’t mean the fermented foods you make at home.)
-Soda and Carbonated Beverages:
Sodas have been at the center of the health debate for two decades as a major cancer causing food. Filled with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), dyes, and a host of other chemicals, they are very bad for every aspect of your health. They provide zero nutritional value and rob your body of the nutrients you get from other foods. Adding “diet” to the label means you’re also likely consuming aspartame – which is no better than rat poison to human cells.
When flour is refined, all nutritional value is removed. Then it’s bleached with chlorine gas to make it more appealing to consumers. The glycemic index for white flour is very high – meaning it spikes your insulin levels without providing nutritional fuel. Carbohydrates are converted to sugars by your body, so excessive products that contain white flour can lead to increased insulin resistance. Simple sugars (like refined carbohydrates) are the preferred fuel source for cancer.
Commercial fish farming involves raising an incredible number of fish (such as salmon), in a crowded environment. More than 60% of the salmon consumed in the United States comes from a farming operation where they are treated with antibiotics, pesticides, and other carcinogenic chemicals to try and control the bacterial, viral, and parasitic outbreaks that result from cramming so many fish in a small space. Farmed fish also don’t have as much omega-3 as wild salmon.
Vegetable oils are chemically extracted from their source, chemically treated, and more chemicals are added to change the smell and taste. They’re packed with unhealthy omega-6 fats (that Americans already consume way too much of) and have been proven to alter the structure of our cell membranes.
and many more,
14 Likes 4 Shares
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Alariiwo: 6:14pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Everyone has cancer cells in their body that die off naturally.
The cancer becomes a problem when something goes wrong and a cancer cell gains strength to fight the body through these foods you mentioned.
23 Likes 1 Share
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by gurunlocker: 6:15pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Make we no even eat again now...
156 Likes 7 Shares
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by HRHQueenPhil(f): 6:15pm On Feb 23, 2018|
white flour kwa, dats nigeria staple food na. we are miracle children, cancer will never ravage GOD's temple
112 Likes 4 Shares
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by ladeb: 6:15pm On Feb 23, 2018|
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Jozzy1063: 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
I hv to carefully read dis.
4 Likes 1 Share
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by debssycharles(f): 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by tgmservice: 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Jesus everybody go get cancer be that
btw today is my birthday feb the 23rd a special day for me can i get some likes ladies and gentlemen.
178 Likes 2 Shares
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by femi4: 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Kuku tell us make we no chop again. You can't escape those foods at eateries and parties
23 Likes 2 Shares
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Famocious(m): 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
They are risk factors not causes...OP take note..
Causes of cancers are more of interplay between genetic predisposition, environmental, dietary and microbial factors
20 Likes 1 Share
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Litblogger: 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Wow. Delicious death
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by ta4ba3(m): 6:16pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Op u just mentioned all d food we eat
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by teamsynergy: 6:17pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Let Jesus come already.... Everything causes cancer these days
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by ruggedmallaam(m): 6:17pm On Feb 23, 2018|
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Kizyte(m): 6:17pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Thank God Indomie is not included
70 Likes 2 Shares
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Nobody: 6:18pm On Feb 23, 2018|
In other words, if you want to avoid having cancer, drink only water.
Abeg make them park well jor! Na only cancer? What of capricorn! Na so dem go dey put fear for person bodi upandan. Something must kill a man. Besides all the statistics come from studies whe dem do for obodo oyibo. Make dem leave us alone. We go study our food when we want. Na naija we dey. Most of the food we eat here go kill oyibo pikin within 30 mins if e eat am. With all this paraga, agbo, dogoyaro and monkey tail plus enough samankwe whe countriman dey wack, cancer dey learn work.
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by obamd: 6:18pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Bring data please.
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by dayleke: 6:18pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Eleyi gidi gan o
1 Like 1 Share
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by kglamour(m): 6:19pm On Feb 23, 2018|
na something go kill person joor.
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Edoblakky(m): 6:19pm On Feb 23, 2018|
The main area science failed is in food technology.
I think God has been protecting us from diseases caused by food for long.
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Dottore: 6:19pm On Feb 23, 2018|
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Charlesdock(m): 6:19pm On Feb 23, 2018|
I knew popcorn would be there
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Agent8706(m): 6:20pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Just tell us to stop eating Only God saves us
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by phoromighty(m): 6:21pm On Feb 23, 2018|
But this seems scary than true.
Hence my disagreement with it.
Nonetheless, awareness,routine checkup,early detection and prompt treatment gives a better outcome.
Most cancer patients don't take these foods as much as cancer-free people,that should sink in as well.
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by begwong: 6:23pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Everyone is sick. But each with its time of manifestation. Some early others while aging. Just live a peaceful life and die peacefully!
1 Like 1 Share
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by zakim(m): 6:23pm On Feb 23, 2018|
I will be taking water throughout my life time
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by crismark(m): 6:23pm On Feb 23, 2018|
wetin u kon want make we dey eat
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Nobody: 6:23pm On Feb 23, 2018|
Since reading bad science, I'm so happy to be able to see all these pseudoscientific claims for the bullshit that they are.
There's no such thing as cancer causing food
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Jaymaxxy(m): 6:25pm On Feb 23, 2018|
See, something must kill a man
|Re: Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods We Eat Daily by Famocious(m): 6:25pm On Feb 23, 2018|
There are histological types of lung cancer that are related to chronic tobacco exposure while some has nothing to do with tobacco exposure.
Cigarette has over 70 carcinogens...absteinace will do us a lot of good.
|Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health |
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket
Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2021 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 104