Health Dangers of Eating Roasted Meats (Suya, Kilishi, Hotdogs) (MUST READ)

Health Dangers of Eating Roasted Meats (Suya, Kilishi, Hotdogs) (MUST READ)


The most common processed meat sausage or beef consumed among Africans especially the west part of Africa are processed dog meat called (suya), its dried version (kilishi), barbecue and hamburgers,. Generally speaking, red meats are not naturally good and healthy for the heart and majority of people can't do without eating Suya in a day, well, this does more harm than good to the body system. 

During preparation of processed dog (suya), the meat is cooked over an open fire and oils at which the meat undergo complex chemical reactions that produce toxins that are carcinogenic (cancer-causing) in nature. Meat cooked over open flame often causes the formation of toxic compounds known as Heterocyclic Amines, HCAs, which are carcinogenic. The more well-done meat is cooked, the higher concentration of carcinogenic HCAs can form.”

Whereas, most processed meats are also consider to be problematic to health because they contain preservatives like sodium nitrate, which is good for keeping the product looking fresh but can still results to cancer.

Another angle to this is the way this meats are prepared. Pointing out to the hygiene angle, most slab slaughters that prepared the roasted meat have a very poor hygiene condition, someone doesn't need to put poison in a food before you experience food poisoning.

Food poisoning are Illness caused by food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins.

Signs and symptoms may start within hours after eating the contaminated food, or they may begin days or even weeks later. Sickness caused by food poisoning generally lasts from a few hours to several days and some may be fatal and leads to death. 

Some people might feel weakened within their body, unprecedented stomach upsets, and pain after eating some roasted meat delicacies such as suya, this may be due to poor hygiene practice, or the source from which the meat is gotten from in the first instance. 

Some processed dog meat (suya) and its dried version called 'kilishi' are gotten from an already dead animals (not all) which are not freshly killed, while some which are freshly prepared are full of poor hygiene preparations, all this may lead to food poisoning in the body system aside its cancerous effects eating roasted beef such as suya or hot dogs can caused. 

The seasoning effect of these roasted meat is another debar factor that can worsened the health and cause spike in blood level, the seasoning use to spicy up these meats can interfere with the body system and spike up blood level in the body system which may leads to high blood pressure, eating too much of seasoning ingredients such as 'Maggi' may lead to raising of blood pressure and leads to high BP. 

The way people goes to shopping mall to get already preserved chicken need to be questioned and this is not hygienically good for health, majority of those shopping mall refrigerated chickens you get are chemically preserved with preservatives which may unknowingly leads to growth of cancerous cells in the body.

 

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