15 Everyday Things You Didn’t Know Are Slowly Killing You

4. White bread

White bread, along with pastas and anything with enriched wheat flour can lead to spikes in blood pressure. Over time, you can develop type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and conditions like arthritis. Why is all the good stuff always bad!?

5. Cucumber

The bitterness in cucumbers is caused by potentially toxic compounds referred to as Cucurbitacins. By cutting off the ends of the cucumber you significantly reduce the likelihood of getting the cucurbitacins to contaminate the rest of the cucumber but leaving it on there can lead to all kinds of stomach worms and illnesses.

6. Sitting

According to a study , sitting for more than three hours a day could lead to extensive health risks. To name a few, there’s organ damage, delayed reactions, muscle degeneration and an easier overall susceptibility to death. So we’re all basically fu#@ed.

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