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15 Foods causing cancer related diseases in Kenya

Its shocking how most Kenyans are increasingly abandoning healthy traditional foods for junk and unhealthy western type. This has greatly increased lifestyle diseases leading to an alarming increase in death rates. Most Ultra-processed foods have strongly been linked to cancer related problems.

According to the latest WHO data life expectancy in Kenya is: Male 61.1, female 65.8 and total life expectancy is 63.4 which gives Kenya a World Life Expectancy ranking of 149.

Lifestyle diseases like liver diseases, prostrate cancer, lung diseases, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart diseases are among top cause of death in Kenya.

In order to live healthy and longer life its important to avoid or reduce the consumption of the following death threatening foods;

1. Mass-produced packaged breads and buns

2. Sweet or savoury packaged snacks including crisps

3. Chocolate bars and sweets

4. Sodas and fizzy drinks

5. Meatballs, poultry and fish nuggets

6. Instant noodles and soups

7. Frozen or shelf-life ready meals

8. Foods made mostly or entirely from sugar, oils and fats

9. Nyama Choma

10. Canned Tomatoes

11. Popcorns

13. Preserved Fish

14. Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

15. Refined white Flour

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