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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 …

How To Eat Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Have you heard about the latest way to burn belly fat? Would you think you could lose belly fat by eating fat? That just does not sound possible, or is it? According to the editors (and experts) of Prevention magazine, this is very possible. There are certain foods you can eat that will burn belly fat away without ever having to do a crunch. These foods target the belly area in women and if you include them in your diet (at every meal), you can burn belly fat away easily.

How To Eat Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Things You'll Need
  • Oils
  • Seeds and Nuts
  • Avocado
  • Olives
  • Chocolate
Tips

1. Understand what is known as "MUFAs." MUFA is short for mono-unsaturated fatty acids. This type of fat is considered to be a healthy form of fat that will target the fat found in the belly area. MUFAs are "good fat" that you must include in every meal for this plan to work. There are five main groups of MUFAs from which you can pick. Each one is detailed below.

2. Select from the numerous MUFA oils available to cook with or add to your creations. You can use any of the following oils in your meals to burn belly fat: canola oil, olive oil, safflower oil, flaxseed oil, sesame oil, peanut oil, walnut oil, sunflower oil, soybean oil and pesto sauce.

3. Choose the right seeds and nuts that contain MUFA. All of these nuts and seeds burn belly fat and can be consumed as snacks or added to many recipes: almond butter, natural peanut butter (smooth and crunchy), cashew butter, dry-roasted cashews, dry-roasted sunflower seeds, dry-roasted peanuts, roasted pumpkin seeds, walnuts, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, almonds, pine nuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, pistachios, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and sesame seed paste (tahini).

4. Add avocados to your meals to burn belly fat. Include either the Hass or Florida avocado in many different entrees to incorporate this MUFA in your diet.

5. Eat plenty of olives. Choose from black olives, green olives or black olive tapenade or green olive tapenade and watch the belly fat disappear.

6. Include chocolate MUFAs in your diet plan to burn belly fat. Pick from semi-sweet chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips or chunks or shavings of both to add this delicious belly-fat-burning MUFA.