Hot dogs are nutritionally bereft processed food which is consumed by many people, especially children. Very often hot dogs are one of the main part of our breakfast in combination with egg, bread, coffee and milk.
Eating only one hot dog per day increases the risk for colorectal cancer by 21 percent, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research.
Children who eat 12 or more hot dogs in a month have more risk of developing various forms of cancer especially leukemia.
Here are some other chemical additive ingredients that cause cancer and other diseases:
- Mechanically Separated Turkey
- Mechanically Separated Chicken
- Contains Less Than 2% of Salt
- Sodium Lactate
- Corn Syrup
- Sodium Phosphates
- Sodium Diacetate
- Sodium Ascorbate
- Sodium Nitrite
Processed meats contains nitrates with combination of amines to form nitrosamines. When they are heated, they proven to be carcinogenic. Carcinogen is a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue.
Hot dogs are extruded from a ground-up slurry of animal carcass, including fatty tissues and skins, animal feet, heads, and other “edible” slaughter by-products.