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Many carcinogens in the diet are generated through the cooking process. Of this group of carcinogens, the most commonly investigated and discussed are the acrylamides.

 
They can start to be generated when food is cooked at 117F (47C) for three minutes or longer but the main culprits are grilling, high temperature oven baking or frying of meat, fats, and starchy carbohydrates such as potatoes making crisps, chips, and baked snacks. Eating more raw foods avoids the cooking process and applies to fruit and some vegetables such as:

 

 

Eating more raw foods does require some effort which can be helped by some relatively cheap gadgets for the kitchen. Tools worth possessing to help prepare raw cuisine:-

 


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