3 types of toxins that can haunt men’s health

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3 types of toxins that can haunt men's health

Toxins not only comes from exposure to chemicals and pollution that is happening around you. Toxins can be hidden in foods you consume and threaten the health of your body.

As being less attentive to their health condition, men need to know some foods that have the potential to be toxic to their bodies. Well, here are some foods that ‘contain’ hazardous toxic to men’s health.

Canned food
Although it is said that some canned foods are better than fresh food, but still canned foods are mostly high in preservatives that can harm health, besides that the packaging of canned foods contain BPA or bisphenol-A. These substances are known to cause cancer as well as give adverse effects on reproductive health and reduce the quality of male sperm.

Artificial sweeteners
High fructose corn syrup that is found in food packaging is a type of artificial sweetener most widely consumed. But have you ever wondered why you always feel satisfied when you eat sweet foods? Because these substances interfere with the performance of leptin, a hormone that is responsible for sending signals to the brain that you feel full. It is therefore not surprising that these substances can cause diabetes and obesity.

Flavoring
Flavor does have tremendous influence in favor of the taste of your food. Although helpful to enhance the flavor of food, you have to be careful with the side effects they cause. For according to research from Washington University School of Medicine, MSG is a neurotoxin that is capable of causing damage to your brain cells.

Processed foods that you normally consume are able to turn into a dangerous poison. Therefore, limit your consumption of these foods and balance it with the increase consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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