We all know that hot dogs are highly unhealthy processed products, but still they are the most popular fast food, especially among children. Actually, this food belongs to the group of one of the most usual breakfast foods together with coffee, eggs, bread and milk.
If you are one of those people who regularly consume hot dogs, you should know that according to the latest researches, the chances of getting colorectal cancer are increased by 21%.
If this product is dangerous for adults, you can just imagine what it does to our children. If your kids eat more than 12 hot dogs per months, the risk of serious diseases like leukemia is extremely high.
Below you will read some of the chemical ingredients found in hot dogs:
- Mechanically separated turkey
- Mechanically separated chicken
- Sodium lactate
- Flavor Dextrose
- Less than 2% of salt
- Corn syrup
- Dextrose Flavor
- Sodium phosphates
- Sodium nitrite
- Sodium ascorbate
- Sodium diacetate
You should also know that nitrates and nitrites in meats which are thermal processed connect with amines and form nitrosamines which are believed to be extremely carcinogenic. Carcinogen substances trigger abnormal cell division or in other words, they cause tumor development in a tissue.
Other unhealthy ingredients in hot dogs are the following: animal remains like skins, feet, heads and fatty tissues. And that is not all, sometimes inside the hot dogs there are external objects such as parts of eyeballs, rat legs, maggots, glass shards, Band-Aids and even disposable blades.