Foods That Have Been Linked to Cancer

A recent study that identified an "increased risk of cancer" associated with eating "ultra-processed" food items.

Ultra-Processed Foods

This includes hydrogenated oils, which throw off the balance of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids in the body and thus contribute to general inflammation, which can lead to cancer.

Shelf-Stable Meals

Boxed meals like macaroni and cheese and taco kits contain many of the same problem ingredients.

Boxed Meals

The same problem that plagues your shelf-stable meal can be found with your instant noodles.

Instant Noodles

The same is true for instant soup packets. Simmering pasta and frozen veggies in chicken broth is nearly as quick and far better for you!

Instant Soup

flavored crackers may just be even worse for you. Sugar, hydrogenated oils, and artificial flavorings make these a no-no.

Flavored Crackers

Red meat contains certain compounds that promote the formation of carcinogenic compounds, which in turn can increase risk factors for cancer.

Red Meat

More than 18 ounces a week is associated with a higher risk of cancer. Instead, it's best to eat smaller portions of high-quality steak, and pair it with loads of veggies.

Steak

Lamb isn't just red meat, it's also very high in saturated fat.Increased saturated fat intake in postmenopausal women to an increased risk of breast cancer.

Lamb

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