It’s important to note that the World Cancer Research Fund has found no evidence that eating vegetable and seed oils in moderation increases the risk of cancer.
However, “fats and oils are high in calories and are often found in processed foods such as cakes, pastries and biscuits. We know that frequently consuming high-calorie processed food can contribute to weight gain, overweight and obesity, which in turn can increase your risk of at least 12 different cancers”, the health body notes.
Research shows salted foods, especially pickled vegetables and salted or pickled fish, can be a significant risk factor for developing gastric cancer, warned Doctor Chaudry.
The doc continued: “Scientifically speaking, studies have demonstrated that salt can damage the lining of the stomach and cause lesions, which are areas of body tissues that have been damaged. When left to develop, this reaction can cause stomach cancer.”