June 22, 2024

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Why are more and more stomach cancers?

Why are more and more stomach cancers?

 

Why are more and more stomach cancers? Reminder: Eat four types of food less, stomach problems may stay away from you.

Why are more and more stomach cancers?

The relationship between bad eating habits and cancer is not absolute, it just increases the possibility of cancer.

Gastric cancer is the second largest gastrointestinal cancer, but its mortality rate ranks first among gastrointestinal cancers!


If you calculate according to this data, it is equivalent to every five minutes you spend, 3 people in a corner of our country will die because of it!

 

Judging from the clinical information currently available, the cause of gastric cancer is still not completely clear, but experts have also mastered several types of factors related to gastric cancer, including three major aspects: genetics, age, and acquired causes. Among all the acquired carcinogens, there are only two words that are most related to gastric cancer: diet!

 

The following four types of foods are quietly hurting your stomach and may cause cancer in the future:

1. Hot food

Residents living in many areas have the habit of eating hot food and drinking hot water, especially in the north where the temperature is low. And now the popular Mala Tang, hot pot, etc., are also typical hot dishes.

From a clinical point of view, food above 65°C is classified as a category 2a carcinogen, and long-term hot food is a risk factor that induces esophageal cancer and gastric cancer. The reason for this is that after hot food enters the body, it will quickly cause mild burns to the mucous membranes.

Although the mucous membrane has the ability to repair itself, if you eat hot food repeatedly for a long time, it can gradually develop into chronic digestive tract diseases, which include digestive tract ulcers, inflammation, intestinal metaplasia and so on.

 

2. Pickled food

The harm of pickled food to the stomach can be divided into two categories: physical and chemical. First, the salt in pickled food exceeds the standard, and high salt has strong permeability. It can directly penetrate the protective layer and act on the gastric mucosa, prompting The appearance of various chronic gastric diseases, such as chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer, etc.

At the same time, nitrite and nitrite will be produced after the food is pickled for a long time. Although they are food additives that can be allowed by the state, after a large amount of nitrite enters the human body, it will affect the stomach acid and protein. Under the action, it gradually transforms into a category 1 carcinogen nitrosamine. Under the dual action of chronic gastric disease and carcinogen, the risk of gastric cancer will also increase in the later stage.

 

3. Fried food

After the food is deep-fried at a high temperature, it can improve its taste, color, and stimulate the original flavor of the food. However, high-temperature fried foods will also destroy the nutrients contained in the food, leading to the loss of vitamins and trace elements, making the food lose its original edible value.

At the same time, the food that has been deep-fried at high temperature is also prone to produce carcinogens such as benzopyrene and acrylamide. They are dispersed in the air and adhere to the food. Long-term intake can increase the risk of cancer.

 

4. Processed meat

Salted fish, ham, bacon, luncheon meat, etc. are all typical processed meats. They contain excessive salt and are also prone to produce nitrite. Moreover, processed meats basically go through the steps of smoking and roasting, which are also prone to carcinogens, including the benzopyrene, acrylamide, nitroso compounds mentioned repeatedly above.

Long-term intake of processed meat in large quantities is a major cause of digestive tract cancer.

 

Of course, what needs to be emphasized here is that the relationship between bad eating habits and cancer is not absolute, it just increases the possibility of cancer.

However, since there are risks, we should minimize the risks and never lose our health in order to satisfy the appetite. Once health is lost, what’s the point of delicacy in front of you?

 

 

 

(source:internet, reference only)


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