What you need to know about the world’s top 10 most dangerous foods
By now, the internet is filled with news stories about a “war on cancer” and “cancer vaccine” that is “staggering.”
And it’s not just the media that is obsessed with the latest health scare, either.
When the U.S. government released a report on “the most dangerous” foods in 2014, it included “fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, nuts and seeds containing genetically modified ingredients,” as well as “alcohol, tobacco, coffee and sugar-sweetened beverages, and salt-containing beverages.”
“All the ingredients in these foods are linked to a higher risk of death,” the report noted.
The report didn’t just focus on the top 10, it made it mandatory for U.K. consumers to buy at least one “essential food,” like milk and eggs.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) also recently released its annual Global Food Consumption Survey (GFCS), which tracks food consumption in nearly 70 countries.
The results are staggering.
According to the survey, in the United States, the most popular food category is “alcohol,” with 26.7 percent of all food items.
In Germany, the number is 20.6 percent.
In Brazil, the top five are beef, lamb, fish and poultry.
The top ten are fish, seafood, milk, vegetables and fruits.
According the FAO, the U