Being a food junkie seems to be a fashion nowadays. People are crazy for fast foods and all the hip foods, deep fried, bar b cued and grilled foods but they do not think before eating this stuff that they might actually cause them a trouble for life time and a painful death. Yes. These harmful foods can and will cause cancer if not keep in check. Cancer is a fatal disease. It is actually an abnormal growth of cells in a particular part of body which may or may not spread to other parts of body. Cancer is caused by many reasons but amongst these the most common one is the type of food we eat. Here is a list of 8 foods that cause cancer and are mostly and usually unhealthy for us any way:
- The most common cause of cancer amongst foods is soda. All these processed beverages are carcinogenic. They contain compounds, which are added to them during processing, which cause cancerous growth to initiate in body.
- Although fruits and vegetables are considered to be healthy diet but the fruits and veggies that have been sprayed with insecticides and pesticides are very harmful to health. If not cleaned properly, they might be a big reason to cause cancer.
- Cooking oils are widely used in our everyday meals but these oils if hydrogenated, is a great cause for promoting carcinogenic growth in the body because they alter the body cells structure and hence develop cancers.
- There have been a new variety of food introduced for diabetic people famously known as “diet” food. These diet foods whether drinks or sweets are the type of food that poses the ability to initiate cancerous growths in the body leading to carcinoma.
- Everybody is a fond of BBQ and grilled food but the fact is that they are very active carcinogenic foods. When a food is cooked over coal it absorbs all the poisonous gases from it which are transferred to the body and can cause altered and abnormal cell growth.
- As the food industry is growing, the genetically modified food is becoming more and more famous and commonly used food amongst people. It includes genetically modified fish, poultry and fruits and vegetables which are not so healthy and can cause cancer.
- Fast foods are the young generation’s first and top favourite kind of food but these deep fried unhygienic foods are actually a very common cause of GI cancer both among young people and old ones.
- Meats and meat products that are used nowadays like processed sausages, bacon and minced meat etc are very unhealthy and contain sodium nitrate which is an ingredient that causes incidence of colon and other GIT cancers.