Processed foods are starting to show higher risks of cancer, so says a study conducted in France and Brazil. The study looked as mass produced, packaged items with high shelf lives. They found that not all processed food increased your cancer risk, but some did by almost 10%. Cheese, pasta and canned food are among those that do not, but soda, frozen vegetables and meats, as well as instant noodles are some of the top culprits for higher risk.
- Processed foods have become a staple feature for many diets out there. That could present a significant problem for people that are overweight.
- Obesity itself will raise the risk of different diseases in the body. That is especially true when it comes to cancer among these patients.
- Junk food is loaded with calories, which adds weight to the body. Obesity will raise the risk of cancer for patients who eat junk food.
“Obesity also raises the risk of cancer, and junk food is full of calories.”
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