How Potatoes Can Increase Risk of Cancer Cell Growth

A chemical reaction takes place when certain carbohydrates, proteins and starchy foods are heated, producing a compound called acrylamide. Acrylamide was designated a probable carcinogen after research confirmed a correlation with cancer cell growth. Cooking potatoes and other foods at high temperatures can increase your risk of getting cancer. Increased awareness can hopefully cause more of us to think twice before indulging in these foods.


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