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Cancer causing foods to avoid

Doughnuts are part of three major classes of cancer causing foods: They are deep-fried, they contain high levels of sugars and are based heavy carbohydrates.

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Chemicals contained within microwave popcorn can increase your risk of getting cancer. There most commonly held belief is that this can contribute to lung cancer although there's no scientific proof to back this up.

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All fried foods increase your risk of getting cancer so chips are one of the biggest risks you can put on your plate. In addition to this high carbohydrate food like potato produces acrylamide during the frying process.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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All fried foods increase your risk of getting cancer so chips are one of the biggest risks you can put on your plate. In addition to this high carbohydrate food like potato produces acrylamide during the frying process.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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An apple a day is supposed to keep the doctor away according to the rhyme but high consumption of apples has been directly associated cancer so this is a food to eat in moderation.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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Preserved meats are a major risk to your health. Preservatives like sodium nitrate, which is added to hotdogs, is something you want to avoid too much of.

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Carbonated drinks have been linked to pancreatic cancer. Research shows that drinking as little as two soft drinks a week can nearly double your risk of getting pancreatic cancer.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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Carbonated drinks have been linked to pancreatic cancer. Research shows that drinking as little as two soft drinks a week can nearly double your risk of getting pancreatic cancer.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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The refined sugars found in cakes can cause cancer. Fructose-rich sweeteners like high-fructose corn syrup or HFCS offer a potential health issue. Research shows that cancer cells can easily metabolise them in order to proliferate.

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Studies suggests that men stand a greater chance of getting prostate cancer if they eat omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in fish like sardines.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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A selection of other foods to watch out for follows.

3 serious aspartame dangers you should know about

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