We all love hot dogs, right? Or, it’s just me? Well, to be honest with you, I really think that you’ll be shocked when we tell you that hot dogs have more than seven million consumers in the US only. This popular fast food has been a subject of severe criticism lately. According to the new findings,
the hot dogs are also the foremost cancer causing fast food. It can even lead to four types of cancer! This popular fast food was originally brought by German immigrants in the 19th century. Its popularity was constantly increasing and it became a major landmark of the 21st century. But, ladies and gentlemen, when you look at what goes into hot dogs and how they are made, you might be surprised to find out that this much loved food is lurking with health dangers.
First of all, you should know that hot dogs are nutritionally empty processed foods. There is nothing natural about them and the factories produce them in a highly robotized manner at an astonishing rate of 300,000 hot dogs per hour. In the old (traditional) way, hot dogs are made from a mixture of pork, beef and chicken. Leftovers from cutting steaks or pork chops and ‘edible’ slaughter by-products are used. These include fatty tissue, skins, animal feet and heads. After that, these leftovers are grounded and mixed together into a thick paste. To make the sausages taste good, a plethora of additives is added, including excessive amounts of salt, corn syrup, monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, and other chemicals (in this regard, read my previous article about the top 10 worst ingredients in food). As we said, the manufacturers add different additives and flavorings, and the flavorings vary depending on where the hot dogs are sold, as people in different regions have different tastes. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) doesn’t require manufacturers to list flavorings on the label, so just about anything goes …………open the next page to read more.