This widely popular snack is normally packed in bags which have toxic lining. In fact, the lining of the bags of microwave popcorn has been linked to liver and immune system damage. This lining contains perfluorooctanoic acid, which can trigger a number of serious health issues, according to a UCLA study.
Even the US Environmental Protection Agency confirms that perfluorooctanoic acid is a possible carcinogen.
On their inside walls, cans contain BPA in order to protect the food from binding with the metal. BPA is a dangerous chemical used in the production of some resins and plastics.
BPA acts similarly to estrogen in the body connecting to the same receptors as this female hormone does. This is extremely harmful because it can easily trigger hormonal imbalances, which in turn lead to obesity, cancer, diabetes and infertility.
All diet soft drinks contain aspartame, an artificial sweetener, which has been found to cause a dose-dependent growth in tumors of the breast, blood and lymph nodes.
A review of 20 studies published by the European Food Safety Authority revealed that aspartame can be the root cause of a number of diseases including cancer and birth defects.