Nearly 1.5 million people were diagnosed with some kind of cancer last year. The food we eat – and the substances that come with the food we eat – likely play a large part of this epidemic. With that in mind, let’s look at 16 foods that you probably eat everyday that are suspected to have some connection to cancer.
1. Canned Tomatoes
Most cans are made with a chemical called bisphenol-A, or BPA. BPA impacts the way genes do their job inside the brain. So most canned foods are suspected of having some role in causing cancer, and tomatoes are especialy dangerous due to their high acidity, which can cause BPA to leech from the lining of the can into the tomatoes themselves and thereby into your body.