5 Cancer Causing Foods that People Love To Eat


4. Processed Meat 

Busy days asks for what’s instant and that includes food preparation. Bacon, sausages, hot dogs, ham, beef jerky passes through different processes to extend its shelf life. Salts and preservatives were added to modify its taste. World Health Organization has disclosed that processed meats are “carcinogenic to humans.” Risk of colon cancer can possibly occur for every 50 grams of processed meat intake each day which equates to one hotdog or 4 strips of bacon.

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and N-nitroso compounds are the identified chemicals found in processed meats.

5. Potato Chips 

Snacks are part of our daily life as it is fun munching on something while we are busy with recreational activities. However, it could pose health risks in our body due to its preservatives and chemical content. Potato chips undergo high temperature wherein at the same time produces Acrylamide, a cancer-causing agent and another type of carcinogen.