5 Foods you consume regularly that may increase your risk of having cancer

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Cancer is a sickness that can happen to anyone irrespective of your age. Some type of cancers are transmitted from parents to offspring while others just develop due to some factors. Your lifestyle and your diet are very important in cancer prevention. They’re foods you consume regularly that could make cancer to develop. I will go detailed by sharing the foods you consume that increases your risk of having cancer.

Below are the foods.

1. Processed meat.

 

Bologna, sausage, hot dog and ham have been passed through different processes such as smoking, salting and canning. These processes that are used in making these meats can cause carcinogens. This compound could increase your risk of having colorectal and breast cancer.

2. Fried foods.

 

Starchy foods like fried potatoes forms acrylamide when cooked with an high amount of heat. This could later damage your DNA structure, thereby increasing your risk of having cancer.

3. Overcooked foods.

 

When you over cook food either by grilling, barbecuing or pan frying, they can produce a dangerous compound called carcinogen. This mostly applies to meat and starchy foods like potato. Consuming overcooked foods increase your risk of having cancer

4. Dairy products.

Milk, cheese, yogurt and butter are some of the dairy products. According to research, a regular consumption of dairy products increases your risk of having prostate cancer.

5. Refined carbohydrates

Consuming an high amount of refined carbohydrate can increase your risk of having cancer. The high amount of sugar present in them causes inflammation thereby increasing your risk of having ovarian cancer, breast cancer and endometrial (uterine) cancer.

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