Nowadays, the risk of cancer is everywhere and unpredictable; there are many
dangerous “factors” hiding in your house.
The essential items of your family may be what you need pay the most attention.
1. Cleaning products
For example, disinfectants and detergents which are used every day in your house contain
some chemicals such as alkyl phenols, triclosan and tetrachlorethylene. These chemicals
are often related to several types of cancer, like breast cancer and prostate cancer.
2. Canned food
The food containers are often used BisPheno A which is a thin layer of plastic film. BPA
causes hormonal imbalance and can stimulate the related-hormone disorders such as
breast cancer and prostate cancer, as well as infertility in both men and women, etc.
3. Fruits and vegetables
We often do not know how vegetables, which we are eating every day, are grown and
how the pesticides, fertilizers and chemicals are used to cultivate and preserve them. The
DD and chemicals like nitrate, phosphate fertilisers may increase the cancer risk.
4. Cooking equipment
Non-stick pans and other utensils are very popular nowadays; however, they are coated
with a Poly Tetra Fluoro Ethylene (PTFE) layer which can be transformed into toxic
fumes when being heated. When the worn coating is absorbed by the body, it is difficult
to be eliminated. This coating can cause cancers and toxic fumes are dangerous for
pregnant women or those who have weak immune system.
These items that you use every day, such as: powder, body lotion, lipstick, deodorant, etc.
can contain some chemicals such as phthalates, triclosan, parabens, etc. which can cause
Microwave ovens use the microwave to heat and cook. Many people believe that
contacting with the microwave radiation for a long time can cause cancers; however,
many studies reveal that the microwave radiation’s intensity is not high enough to cause
cancers. Yet you should be careful and use it properly.