In today’s world cancer is one of the leading causes of death. Sadly, every family has at least one member or relative who has died or suffered from cancer. We used to blame smoking and exposure to pollutants from the radiation source to be the key causes of cancer. But, as science has progressed, we now know, that cancer can be caused by many other things including everyday food that we consume.
Here are 5 common foods that we are having every day, which possesses great risks of causing cancer:
5. Canned Tomatoes
Throughout the kitchens worldwide( both commercial and personal), canned tomatoes are a basic pantry staple. Home cooks and professional chefs alike are avid users and fans of canned tomatoes. And why shouldn’t they be? The tomatoes which are perfectly ripened are chosen and pureed, and afterwards canned. It then becomes not only sterilized but is also cheaper than fresh tomatoes. They can also be directly used in cooking and do not require washing, chopping or blending. It’s saving time and money. But with so many benefits it should come with a warning that should read “Causes Cancer”. The tin which is used in making cans for the tomatoes contains cancer-causing chemicals. When food is cooked with tomatoes from the cans, the chances of developing cancer increases.