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15 Cancer Causing Foods You Have To Stop Eating

You are likely aware that eating junk food is a major risk factor for cancer. But did you know that some so-called health foods are actually carcinogens in disguise?

Or that certain ingredients found in virtually all packaged foods present a serious health risk?

By being an informed consumer, we can help influence for good the types of products that end up on our grocery shelves, and enjoy better health to boot.


Read on to discover 15 very common foods known to increase cancer risk, along with some healthier alternatives.

1. Soda
Not only is soda jampacked with sugar – cancer’s fuel of choice – but it often also contains caramel color. This artificial coloring has the carcinogenic chemical 4-MEI as a byproduct. Laboratory tests show that 4-MEI shows up in sodas with caramel color.

Alternatives – Water is always best, but if you really crave the sweet, bubbly hit of soda, choose a natural brand without caramel color.

2. Grilled red meat
While a nice char on that steak may taste good, the …

The Secret To Relieving Back Pain Is Your Feet, Do These 5 Exercises For Just 15 Minutes

If you think that feet are not very important body parts then you are wrong. When it comes to physical activity, they are the most overloaded and hard working body pats. They support your movements and if you take care of them, you won’t suffer from knee, back and hip pain.

The Secret To Relieving Back Pain Is Your Feet, Do These 5 Exercises For Just 15 Minutes

Acupressure is a therapy developed over 5,000 years ago as an important aspect of Asian, especially Chinese, medicine. It uses precise finger placement and pressure over specific points along the body. These points follow specific channels, known as meridians – the same channels used in acupuncture.

THE FOLLOWING 5 EXERCISES WILL HELP PREVENT PAIN, STRENGTHEN YOUR FEET, AND IMPROVE YOUR BALANCE.

1. Toe Presses
Warm up your leg muscles before starting any exercise. A great way to warm up and relax your feet is toe presses. While standing, slightly bend your knees then grip the floor with your toes. Hold in that position and count to three. Repeat this exercise three times a day doing 10 sets each time.

2. Toe Walking
This can be done by anyone not necessarily a ballerina. Toe walking strengthens the toe muscles, the muscles around the balls of your feet, and ligaments. It is very simple, stand on your tiptoes and move forward for 20 seconds. Then rest 10-15 seconds and walk again 5 more times. For better outcome, do it twice a day.


3. Ankle Circles
It is very important for the ankle to be flexible and mobile. Restricted and tight ankle may be due to overload of the body, which causes joint and muscle pain. Tight muscles can cause knee, hip and back pain.

For this exercise, lie on your back and extend one leg over your head.Then rotate the extended leg’s ankle clockwise and count to 10 and repeat for the other leg.

4. Resisted Flexion
This is exercise is ideal for the small muscles in the foot that are essential for maintaining balance.

Exercising this muscles make them strong and help prevent injuries.

This exercise requires an exercise band. Sit on the floor and straighten your feet in front of you. Then wrap the exercise band around a bedpost and put the band on the top of your feet. Lean backwards until the band is tight.

Then bend your foot backwards, stay in this position and count to 5, then release and do 10 more times.

Toe Pencil Pickups
These are very easy and simple and can be done anywhere. Place a pencil on the floor and try to lift it off the floor, Hold for 10 seconds and then release the pencil. It takes approximately 15 minutes to perform this exercise five times for each foot.