Environmental Effects Of Food In Food

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More people will die from cancer over the next two years than died in combat in all the wars the US has ever fought—combine. Every year, about 1.5 million new cases are diagnosed in the United States and more than half a million people die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. We should be treating our bodies like a temple, watching what we eat and drink. Many common food items have been scientifically shown to increase cancer risk: Genetically-modified organisms (GMO’s), processed meats, microwave popcorn, soda pop, even “diet” foods and beverages. There are also other items that most people did not know about that have cancer-causing pesticides, for example, farmed salmon or conventional fruit from your local grocery store. Eat more fresh-produce, avoid processed foods, and choose your fats smartly to prevent cancer.
Processed Meats and Red Meats Processed meat includes hot dogs, ham, bacon, sausage, and some deli meats. It refers to meat that has been treated in some way to preserve or flavor it. Processes include salting, curing, fermenting, and smoking. Red meat is any meat that is a dark red color before it is cooked, for example, beef, lamb, ham, and goat too. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), processed meat is classified as a carcinogen. A carcinogen is a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue. Cancer Risk UK states that there is a body of evidence that bowel cancer is more common among
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