If you have severe Rheumatoid arthritis, chances are high that you are at risk of cancer. Treating rheumatoid
arthritis does not increase cancer risk in the patient.
There is a direct link between rheumatoid arthritis and a
type of cancer, lymphoma. While you are getting treated by medicines, there are few specific foods you need
to avoid to reduce risks from both arthritis and cancer .
1. Processed Meat
Processed meat has both added and natural chemicals including preservatives, artificial ingredients,
hormones. Processed meat has high saturated fats and calories. The processed meant Meat that is grilled on
fried at high temperatures has toxins like advanced glycation end or AGE. These toxins damage the proteins
and increase inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
The chemical compounds in processed meat are found to be carcinogenic, which means, it can cause
cancer. Foods like ham, salami, bacon, frankfurts develop dangerous amines and hydrocarbons when
processed or cooked with high temperatures. Nitrates and nitrites from processed food form nitroso
compound which can lead to the formation of tumors in the human body. These harmful compounds increase
the risk of various types of cancer.