Refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup top multiple lists of disease-causing foods. The reason is the use of genetically-modified ingredients in many non-organic brands like sugar beets and food coloring.
While a ripe tomato might be great for warding off disease, the canned variety has a way bigger risk. Many cans are lined with bisphenol-A which has been linked to brain cancer in rats.
Sodas are constantly debated as a super unhealthy drink. No nutritional value, tons of calories, artificial dyes, AND coloring make these a definite NO when it comes to your health.
Farmed fish are raised in a crowded environment riddled with antibiotics, pesticides, and chemicals. To reap the healthy benefits of salmon--like omega-3s--go for a wild-caught variety instead.
Next to smoking, drinking has a slew of UNhealthy side effects that follow those who down too many cocktails. Oral, throat, liver, breast, colon and rectum cancer have all been linked to increased cancer risk.
No bologna. Literally. Lunch meats, sausage, hot dogs--all processed meats contain excess salt to give them flavor and aged shelf lives. All that extra stuff increases your risk of early death by as much as 44 percent within 12 years, according to a study from BMC Medicine.
Starchy, salty foods like chips pack high levels of acrylamide, a chemical dozens of American Cancer Society studies have linked to cancer.
That smokey flavor might be your favorite taste of summer, but aromatic chemicals like polycyclic hydrocarbons from the wood smoke up your risk of lung cancer.
The same chemicals that keep these canned or jarred goods from going bad are also linked to stomach cancer.
The chemically-lined bad, the artificial ingredients, the use of hydrogenated oils--this popped treat is scary than the movies!
Several studies have linked artificial sweeteners like aspartame to cancer in mice.
When flour is refined all the nutrition in wheat becomes obsolete. What's more, after it's refined it's bleached with CHLORINE gas to give it that extra white color.
Hydrogenated oils (like corn or canola oil
Vegetable oils are chemically extracted from their source, then treated with more chemicals to add flavor, color, and taste.
Grilling up a steak might be a tradition that does NOT bear repeating. Grilling red meat releases carcinogens into the air AND your food.
Their shelf life might be longer than yours if you indulge in these salty treats. The additives used in processed snack food accumulates in your body over time, causing toxins to damage your body at a cellular level.