According to scientists, the world we live in is a death trap.
According to scientists, cookies can make you infertile.
They also give you cancer.
But don’t worry, sunshine can cure cancer, so ignore previous claims that it might actually cause cancer, too.
Can you get cancer from burnt food?
It’s commonly thought that food that has been burnt could cause cancer. But while the chemical is a known potential toxin and carcinogen in its industrial form, the link between consuming it in food and developing cancer is much less clear.
What kind of food causes cancer?
Meats charred or cooked at high temperatures
- Meats cooked at high temperatures form chemicals that may cause changes in your DNA, which may lead to cancer.
- Eating a large amount of well-done, fried or barbecued meats has been linked to an increased risk of colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancer.
Does bread give you cancer?
Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are warning. Acrylamide is produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried or grilled for too long at high temperatures.
Does burnt popcorn give you cancer?
The trouble with PFCs is that they break down into perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a chemical that’s suspected to cause cancer. These chemicals make their way into the popcorn when you heat them up. When you eat the popcorn, they get into your bloodstream and can remain in your body for a long time.