Hot dogs are the most popular fast food, especially among kids, regardless of the fact that this is a highly processed, nutrient-depleted product. In fact, this food is the most important part of any breakfast table along with eggs, bread, coffee and milk.
But, if people who regularly include hotdogs for breakfast knew that this food increases the risk of colorectal cancer by 21%, according to American Institute for Cancer Research, they’d surely reconsider their breakfast menu.
Below we provide a short list of chemical ingredients used in hot dogs:
- Mechanically separated turkey
- Mechanically separated chicken
- Less than 2% of salt
- Sodium lactate
- Corn syrup
- Sodium phosphates
- Sodium diacetate
- Sodium ascorbate
- Sodium nitrite