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The Deadly Foods Giving Your Kids Cancer

Homemade Microwave Popcorn

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Over the past 20 years cancer rates among children have risen. It is time to start looking at the foods we eat and the foods we feed our children. Many foods created for convenience in this fast paced world have proven to be harmful to the wellness of growing bodies. Here is a list of 15 foods believed to increase cancer rates throughout the world.

1. Microwave Popcorn

Most people have forgotten how to pop popcorn on the stove since microwave popcorn has come on the market. The bags of popcorn have chemicals in the lining that have been linked to testicular, liver and pancreatic cancers. Perfluorooctanoic acid, the main ingredient in microwave popcorn bag linings is carcinogenic and the chemical diacetyl is used in the popcorn itself, another known carcinogen. Do your kids a favor and start making their favorite snack on the stove top.

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