One of the most famous foods among Americans is the hot dog. But, many people are not aware of the fact that it is the number one cause for cancer.
The hot dog was introduced by immigrants from Germany in the 19th century. The hot dog reached its popularity very quickly and it’s still popular today.
A research from World Health Organization has shown that meat, especially processed meat, causes cancer.
If you start to examine the ingredients of hot dog and its production, you will know that they can really harm your health.
The meat from hot dogs is made from leftovers from pork, beef and chicken. You can also find animal’s feet, hands, skin, all coming from slaughter factories.
All the above mentioned ingredients are mixed together into a paste. After that, they add additives which make the meat tasty and the flavor is nice. Those additives are: monosodium glutamate, corn syrup, excessive amounts of salt, nitrates, other chemicals.
Besides these ingredients, the meat also contains fat, and all of them are cancer causing.
It is considered that the risks of eating hot dogs are as high as smoking.
The most common ingredients in hot dogs are nitrites and nitrates which are mixed together with amines and result with production of nitrosamines. They are always related to many types of cancer such as bladder, stomach, colon, pancreas.
Data from one research shows that if you consume one hot dog a day, you will have increased chances for colorectal cancer
Did this text open your eyes? Are you going to continue to consume hot dogs from the streets and the fast food restaurants? If you don’t change anything, you should be aware of your health.
source : healthandfitnesslady