Esophageal cancer: don’t eat hot food.

Fudan university affiliated tumor hospital of doctor of vice director of nutrition LingYiQun: in 2016, the international agency for research on cancer (IARC) released show that more than 65 ° C temperature overheating of the drinks are on 2 class a carcinogen (probably to human cancer) list. Including hot tea, hot coffee and other hot drinks.


Human oral and esophageal surface covered with a layer of soft membrane, under normal circumstances, the temperature of the oral cavity and esophagus more at body temperature, which is about 37 ℃, in contact with food to about 75 ℃, the mucous membrane of the tender will be a minor burn.

After prolonged consumption of hot drinks, it may often burn the oral cavity and the esophageal mucosa, which may cause chronic inflammation of the esophageal mucosa, thus increasing the risk of esophageal cancer.

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