The risk of cancer increases when you consume certain foods. WHO and Stiftung Warentest warn consumers about certain products. What you need to know.
Hamm – eat as soon as you feel like it – that sounds good at first. There are, however, a few Foodthat consumers should enjoy in moderation. Because how to die World health organization (WHO) and Stiftung Warentest We have now announced that simply consuming certain products increases the risk of cancer for consumers. Problematic There are few cereal goods such as bread and rolls, the price of which is currently skyrocketing. Meat, sausage, dairy products and alcohol are evidently more dangerous.
|organization||World health organization|
|founding||April 7, 1948|
|head office||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Umbrella organization||United Nations|
Carcinogenic foods: Consumers should avoid certain products
According to the WHO, based in Geneva, it is a fallacy that genetics alone determine the risk of cancer. According to this, a “wrong” diet would be associated with every third person Cancer. In other words, with a healthy diet, consumers can get one Cancer to a certain extent counteract. But of course not everyone simply wants to do without established luxury foods. How do I have to eat myself?
According to WHO and Stiftung Warentest, the key lies with the Amount of products consumed. A holistic, healthy diet is the basis for long-term health. And thus also for the prevention of cancer. Conversely, however, it can become dangerous if certain products take up too much space in the diet.
Sausage and Co .: These carcinogenic foods are risky according to the WHO
- Dairy products: Cheese and butter make it onto the red list. Calcium is generally considered to be important for the human body, but the correct level should also be used here. In men, a diet high in calcium can potentially increase the risk of prostate cancer increase, comes from a report of the “German Society for Nutrition”. In order not to exceed the calcium value, no more than 1.25 liters of milk or 140 grams of hard cheese should be consumed per day, recommends Stiftung Warentest.
- Sugar: Consumers should also be careful when consuming sugar. According to experts, this causes cancer at least indirectly. Specifically, the resulting consumption of sugar, namely obesity, is the largest factor in cancer according to the WHO and increases the risk of at least 13 types of cancer.
- Meat and sausage: It is no secret that meat and sausages should not be consumed in excess. There are several reasons for this. One of them is that. Cured, smoked and salted meat products in particular are bad for the human body. Specifically, salami, Viennese or Kasseler are among the products that the WHO assesses as carcinogenic. Even red meat such as pork, beef or lamb are not free from doubts, but according to the WHO definition “probably carcinogenic”. Stiftung Warentest recommends a maximum of 500 grams of red meat per week.
- alcohol: While the above-mentioned products only increase the risk of cancer if they are consumed in large quantities, there is another category that increases the risk of developing a tumor even if they are consumed in any quantity. “Any amount of alcohol increases the risk of cancer,” according to the WHO. With seven types of cancer, the risk increases. Stiftung Warentest advises a maximum of one alcoholic drink a day. This can be a small bottle of beer, for example.
Some foods can help reduce cancer risk – exercise is good too
The researchers are not only discussing which foods consumers should best avoid. There are also concrete tipswhich products can be consumed with a clear conscience and even lower the risk of cancer. “It is estimated that the risk of cancer decreases in people who only eat food of vegetable origin eat by eleven percent, ”reports the WHO. Those who do not want to do without animal products and proteins can also do it with nutritious ones insects try. However, these are not yet widespread across Germany. Instead, most people are willing to somehow get rid of the many arachnids crawling into the house this fall.
In addition to diet Move central to the question of the right one Cancer prevention. Specifically, the so-called “energy balance”, i.e. the difference between the energy input and the energy consumption, is decisive. If you do a lot of sport and move around a lot, you can treat yourself to more.
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