Hot Dogs are an American tradition, but research indicates that they can cause cancer. More than 7 billion of hot dogs in America are consumed every summer.
Mainly, Hot dogs a mixture of pork, beef and chicken. In their production, factories use leftovers from cutting steaks or pork chops and ‘edible’ slaughter by-products, such as animal feet and heads, fatty tissue and skins.
All these leftovers are being ground and mixed together into a thick paste. Then, a plethora of additives is added in order to improve the taste of the mixture, including excessive amounts of salt, corn syrup, monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, and other chemicals, flavorings which are included include the infamous monosodium glutamate (MSG) and carmine – a dye from the shells of small beetles, boiled in ammonia or sodium carbonate
In addition, processed meats in general have been shown to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by 67% in a study by the University of Hawaii.
How many times do you eat hot dogs ? Is this enough to cut them out of your routine?