Certain non-obvious daily habits can interfere with longevity and increase your risk of cancer. Oncologist Robert Thomas, who teaches in Cambridge, warned about this, reports the Daily Mail.
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If the toast is burnt during preparation, the doctor advises against eating it. Under the influence of high temperatures in foods containing starch and sugar, acrylamide compounds are formed, which are considered toxic. They threaten DNA damage and put a significant strain on the immune system, increasing the risk of cancer. Although one burnt toast will not harm your health, it is worth considering if such a dish is constantly included in the diet.
Fresh blackberries are good anti-carcinogenic agents. However, a berry bought in a store does not have such pronounced properties, it can also contain pesticides and toxins.
Vegetable chips are not the best substitute for potato chips, the oncologist warned, since they are about as harmful. Such “healthy” snacks are often made from beets and carrots, where the sugar is even higher and the level of acrylamides is higher, which threatens cancer.
For cheese lovers, it is better to choose blue, it contains a lot of bacteria that are beneficial to the body. Also, the product has a positive effect on the work of the digestive tract.