We eat so many different kinds of food. We may indulge in snacks. We may also indulge in hotdogs or other foods that may be comforting to us. Unfortunately, not all of them are healthy for us. Some of them can actually harm us. They can cause cancer and other illnesses. Here are 3 foods that are not healthy for us:
The lining of microwave popcorn bags contain perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). This has been found to cause liver and pancreatic cancer. It also can cause infertility or tumors. Also, the popcorn itself contains the chemical diacetyl. This is known to cause cancer and possibly damage the lungs. Microwaving causes the chemicals to vaporize and enter the popcorn.
The lining of almost all canned foods contain the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA . It can lead to infertility, heart disease, and many other ailments. Tomatoes in a can are very dangerous, due to their high acidity. Their high acidity causes the BPA to enter them. The makes the level of BPA exceptionally high.
Processed meats are preserved by smoking, curing, or salting. These meats include hot dogs, bacon, or luncheon meat. They contain numerous chemicals and preservatives, such as sodium nitrates. Sodium nitrates make them look more appealing and fresh. However, they are well known carcinogens. They are linked to causing colon cancer and other forms of cancer. It is best to consume uncured meats without nitrates.
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