Whole Foods Versus Processed Foods

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| | |Processed Foods Versus Whole Foods | |Cancer Causing or Cancer Curing | |

When you think of foods, do you associate what you eat to the possibilities of obtaining “Cancer”? Case studies reveal that eating processed foods on a continual basis will lead to diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Today’s society shops at their local grocers’ not knowing the foods that are being purchased to nourish the human body can be deadly at the very worst, or at the least lead to extreme weight gain. Processed foods are any foods that are changed from its natural raw state and are chemically altered. Processed foods are manufactured to be available at mass levels and to have a shelf life of several years or even timeless. Processed foods are highly preserved with chemicals, fillers, additives, colors, and artificial flavorings. Artificial flavorings such as Aspartame, which is found in almost all substitute sweeteners like “Sweet N Low”, “Equal” and “Splenda” are used on a frequent basis just to replace a more chemical free sweetener for fewer calories. However, Aspartame has been linked to causing problems like Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that is incurable and killing people on a regular basis. The attraction to processed foods are, easy to cook, easy to eat and are convenience foods available at every fast food restaurant.

Other processed foods linked to disease are as follows: Transfats, high fructose corn syrup, sugar, artificial sweeteners’ and...
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