Stomach cancer is one of the cancers with the highest mortality rates, so it is important to take measures to reduce the risk of developing it.
According to Healthline - There are many factors that contribute to stomach cancer, but diet plays an important role in overall health.
In this article, we will look at five things you should stop eating if you want to reduce your risk of developing stomach cancer.
Processed meats: processed meats such as bacon, sausages and ready meals contain high levels of nitrates and nitrites, which increase the risk of stomach cancer.
These chemicals can damage the stomach lining, increase inflammation and increase the risk of cancer.
Salted and marinated foods: salted and marinated foods such as pickles, olives and salted fish contain a lot of salt and may increase the risk of stomach cancer. High salt intake promotes the growth of Helicobacter pylori, a major risk factor for stomach cancer.
Fried foods: fried foods are high in fat and calories and may increase inflammation in the body.
Inflammation can damage the stomach lining and increase the risk of cancer.
Sugary drinksSweet drinks such as sodas and fruit juices are high in sugar and may increase the risk of obesity and inflammation.
Obesity and inflammation are risk factors for stomach cancer.
Alcohol: drinking alcohol may increase the risk of stomach cancer. Alcohol damages the stomach mucosa and increases inflammation, which may increase the risk of cancer.
In other words, stomach cancer is a deadly disease and one that can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle.
You can reduce your risk of stomach cancer by avoiding processed meats, salty or marinated foods, fried foods, sugary drinks and alcohol.
In addition, a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein can help keep the body healthy and reduce the risk of developing cancer.
So start looking after your health today and make the changes you need to live a long and healthy life.
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