Cancer is one of the most terminal diseases people suffer, even though there has been a lot of advancement in the treatment procedure. The mortality rate is still quite high and the treatment itself is very excruciating, with a lot of painful side effects even if the disease is wiped out.
It is imperative we take measures to prevent or reduce our risk of developing cancer, even though we know that sometimes it just happens.
You probably are aware of all the important healthy food to cancer prevention and also foods that increase the risk of cancer. But the role that beverages can play in developing cancer is rarely discussed.
Here are some drinks that you need to stay away from.
1. Tap Water
In the United States, the water infrastructure is quite outdated and the government is still using toxic chemicals to purify harmful biological contaminants. Chlorine is the most commonly used chemical and also the least harmful than some of the other things that have been mixed in our tap water. Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) is a disinfection byproduct found in tap water which is 1,000 times more toxic than chlorine.
The Environmental Working Group, an agency that tests the foods and drinks found probable human carcinogens in every sample of tap water tested across 43 states.