Fried and junk food can cause more than just diabetes now a days. All of the saturated fats and trans fats and calories can be deadly. Scientists have now discovered that these foods can affect more than just weight and heart healthy. These foods can now increase your risk for cancer. Details inside.
According to Techyville, research has been found that men who eat junk food once a week are 30-37% more likely to get prostate cancer than those who eat poorly only once a month. The Prostate Journal states that the older the man the more likely they can develop cancer from poor eating habits. A genetic component is also a factor as well.
“As with some other types of cancer, diet is thought to be a key factor in the development of the disease. Last year, for example, a study found a diet rich in oily fish could slash a man’s chances of dying from prostate cancer by up to 40 per cent, possibly because fish oil contains anti-cancer properties which slow the growth of malignant cells. Previous studies have shown that eating foods cooked at a very high heat, such as grilled meats, could raise the risk of a tumour. Large quantities of foods such as fried chicken have been linked with aggressive and life-threatening forms of cancer but given the level of consumption of deep fried take away foods in the UK, the latest findings suggest these are a much bigger threat to male health.“