Even one serving of fried food a week can increase prostate cancer risk, a US study showed. Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington, analyzed the results of two large population-based studies on the effect of diet on the likelihood of developing prostate cancer.
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After taking all the factors into account, it was found that men who ate fried meat or fish, fries, or donuts at least once a week had a 30-37% higher risk of prostate cancer than those who ate fried less than once a month.
Also, regular consumption of fried foods may contribute to the progression of cancer.
The fact is that the chemical structure of the oil changes during the frying process. In the course of this, mutagenic compounds contribute to the development of cancer, the authors explained.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle