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15 Cancer Causing Foods You Could Be Eating Everyday

It is sad but true that many of the best tasting foods are the worst for us. That’s because they are artificially constructed to ramp up the flavors we naturally crave – sugar and salt – to levels never found in nature. In other cases, it is the growing or packaging processes that cut corners and put consumers’ health at risk.


Don’t let the mega-food producers of the world play around with your family’s safety! Check out our list of 15 cancer causing foods to avoid, or at least consume in moderation.

Microwave popcorn
Popcorn in general is a relatively healthy snack, so it’s really too bad that the most convenient way of popping it actually makes it extremely unhealthy. The reason is that those microwave bags are lined with a chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).

Many studies have revealed that consuming PFOA can cause cancers of the kidney, bladder, liver, pancreas, and testicles.

Soda
You already know that soda in general is not the healthiest due to shockingly high levels of…

Warning: Be Careful When Using Ginger! Here’s When You Shouldn’t Consume It

Apart from its amazing health benefits, ginger can be a serious health threat when combined with anticoagulants, beta-blockers, and insulin-based drugs.

Warning: Be Careful When Using Ginger! Here’s When You Shouldn’t Consume It

The medicinal properties of ginger are extremely beneficial for treatment of many diseases including:
  • relieving arthritic pain, i.e. alleviating muscle and bone pain,
  • boosting the immune system,
  • relieving the symptoms of nausea, migraine, and cough,
  • reducing digestive issues such as diarrhea, cramps, burping, constipation, and hemorrhoids
  • improving circulation and preventing the formation of blood clots),
  • lowering blood sugar and cholesterol,
  • preventing cancer cell growth,
  • removing toxins from the body, etc…
Due to its antiseptic properties, ginger has long been used for treatment of various health issues. It is generally considered a universal natural remedy because its health benefits can cure many conditions.

However, ginger treatment is not recommended for everyone. If you belong to any of these groups, you should avoid ginger as much as you can:

Pregnant women
Ginger is abundant in powerful stimulants that can trigger premature labor. Pregnant women should avoid ginger at all costs especially in the last trimester of pregnancy.

People who want to put on weight
Ginger is known to be extremely beneficial for those who are trying to lose weight as it keeps you full longer and promotes fat burning. If you want to put on weight, ginger can only give you a counter effect, so you’d better avoid it.

People with blood disorders
Ginger improves circulation, which is generally beneficial, except for those suffering from blood disorders like hemophilia.

People who are on blood pressure and diabetes medications
Ginger can interact with medications, especially anticoagulants, beta-blockers and medications based on insulin. So, if you are on any medications for high blood pressure or diabetes, you must stay away from this plant as there’s a serious risk that it’ll inhibit the effects of your drugs.