Theme: Unveiling the conundra in Cancer Date: January 28-29, 2019 Conference Venue: Bangkok, Thailand
Monday, 1 October 2018
Processed Meat Has Been Listed as a Category 1 Carcinogen, Just like Cigarettes and Alcohol
The World Health Organization revealed something shocking about processed meat
Research by the World Health Organization revealed that processed meats are a major cause of cancer. Foods like sausages, bacon, and hot dogs were discovered to the be the most harmful when it comes to increasing your risk of colon cancer.
Processed meats are now in the Group 1 category for carcinogens
Group 1 for things that cause cancer include things like alcohol and cigarettes. Health experts say that, while processed meats aren’t necessarily as dangerous as smoking or drinking alcohol, you should still pay attention to how much you eat to take care of your health.
There are five groups that rank how carcinogenic things can be to humans:
Red meat is considered to be potentially carcinogenic
The World Cancer Research Fund have been supporters of the fact that red meat can increase your chances of cancer. They recommend that people shouldn’t consume any more than 500g of red meat each week.
You can still enjoy your food will also being cautious about what you put into your body
If you are unsure about a certain food, be sure to carry out some research to find out more. The more you know about the things you’re putting into your body, the more knowledgeable you will be at what foods to stick to and what foods to avoid. However, that doesn’t mean that you need to be scared about what you eat.
There seems to be an increasing amount of studies released which tend to strike fear in people. While it’s important to know about the possibilities of which foods are carcinogenic and which ones are healthier, don’t let it leave you feeling trapped. There are tons of food you can eat and not have to worry about any health problems, you just need to know what they are.