What is really in our food? In 2005, a study found that an average of 200 industrial chemicals were found in babies at the moment of birth. Pediatrician Dr. James Sears says 15 million pounds of food dyes are put in our foods every year, and that these chemicals are linked to allergies, inflammatory diseases, and behavioral problems such as ADHD and autism. And that’s only the beginning. GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) have long been thought to cause cancer.
In 2012, a French team claimed a bestselling brand of genetically modified corn caused tumors and organ damage in rats. The rats showed pre-cancerous cell growths and damaged immune systems in just 10 days. Other scientists disputed the claim. Still, why take any chances, especially when 41 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Any food modified by chemicals and grown with chemicals might have a dangerous and life-threatening chemical reaction in the human body. Here are 10 foods you never knew caused cancer.
“Diet” Diet foods do more harm the good. Whether it is a “diet” beverage or a box meal with a “low fat” label, there is nothing real about these foods; they are chemically enhanced with additives and processed with refined flours and sugars. Just say no. Aspartame is the most common artificial sweetener in diet foods. According to the european food safety authority, aspartame is responsible for causing a wide range of illnesses including cancer, birth defects, and heart problems. Skip the “diet” frankenfoods and go organic instead.