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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 …

Only Need This To Make White Teeth

Pearly white teeth are a sign of good dental hygiene and they look great in photos. Keeping your teeth white can be a challenge because many foods we eat can cause surface stains and cavities.

Only Need This To Make White Teeth

Brushing your teeth regularly, flossing and using teeth whitening products can help brighten your smile. There are also teeth whitening gels, pastes and mouthwashes, though a bleaching treatment from your dentist's office is the most effective remedy. Follow the instructions below for teeth whitening treatments you can do at home.

Things You'll Need
  • Baking soda
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Banana peels
  • Whitening mouthwash
Dip your toothbrush in a small amount of peroxide and then dip it into baking soda. Brush your teeth for at least two minutes and rinse your mouth well. Brush your teeth using your regular toothpaste for at least 30 seconds afterward. While this method is effective in helping most people achieve a whiter smile, you should use it only once or twice a week to prevent tooth sensitivity.

Eat plenty of strawberries, which contain malic acid, a natural bleaching agent that may be as effective as name-brand teeth-whiteners. Mash a strawberry and apply it directly to your teeth to brighten your smile gently and effectively.

Rub the inside of a banana peel on your teeth every day for at least two minutes before brushing.

Swish a whitening mouthwash in your mouth for at least 60 seconds twice daily.