Abnormally processed foods cause stomach cancer
London: Processed foods are already known to be extremely harmful to health, but now British research after studying thousands of people has said that foods processed with many chemical factors not only increase the risk of stomach cancer, but also It may also increase the risk of premature death.
In the British Medical Journal (BMJ), it has been stated that long-term consumption of dried, artificial ingredients and chemically added foods and foods increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, blood pressure and, above all, stomach cancer. increases and thus the life span becomes shorter.
These foods include chips, fast food, ice cream, packaged meat, packaged soups, packaged kebabs, nuggets, fries, and sweets. The reason is that various items are mixed and passed through several stages to increase their freshness in stores. On the other hand, excess salt, rich sweeteners and fats are also added.
Experts are urging people around the world to turn away from these foods and improve their health by choosing fresh, less processed foods. In this regard, he has also emphasized on strict legislation.
In the first phase, data was taken from the US, which includes 46,341 women and 15,904 men. All these individuals were asked about eating habits and diseases by completing a questionnaire every four years. This survey continued for 24 to 28 years. It had surprising results that were also very disturbing.
That is, 29% more gastric and intestinal inflammation was seen in men who ate ultra-processed food. But its tendency was very less among women.
Another study included 22,800 Italians with an average age of 55. 48% of them were women. Caesar and heart diseases were especially seen in it.
It found that people who tended to eat artificially preserved foods had a 32 percent higher risk of heart disease and a 19 percent higher risk of early death.
Thus, both methods have revealed serious harms of ultra-processed foods.