A popular Nigerian online doctor, Dr. Chinonso Egemba professionally known as Aproko Doctor has triggered massive reactions when he revealed that Suya can cause cancer.
According to wikipedia, Suya or tsire is traditional smoked spiced meat skewer which originates from Northern Nigeria, Hausa Land and is a popular food item across West Africa. Suya is a big part of Hausa culture and food and is historically prepared and made by Hausa men ‘Mai nama’.
Suya is a Nigerian street food that are mostly sold at night. Many Nigerians loves it as it goes with all sorts of food.
On Monday, May 16th 2022, Aproko doctor shared a video on his social media platform revealing that Suya contains several chemicals that can activate some enzymes in the body which damage the DNA leading to cancer.
He advised people to reduce taking grilled meat and when they need to have the taste, gave some rules to follow while cooking meat.
In his words, “Suya can give you cancer. When you burn meat inside open flames, it creates chemicals known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These particular compounds may get activated by certain enzymes in your body that ends up damaging your DNA. Damage to this, DNA-cancer. Watch the video below:
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The video caused netizens reactions as many threatened to block Aproko doctor for his talk. Some reactions are shown below:
sambasaofficial said, “Doctor Why?! I’m in pains😭..E be like say nah only water-bottle I need for this life”.
timidakolo said, “At the point NA to block u remain, see me that remained small Suya from last night so I can attack it this morning. NA to Dey drink water be the koko 😂😂😂”.
aphricanace said, “Omo make I jejely just unfollow you o! Let me manage the small joy left in my heart 😂😂😂”.
ayotommywah said, “Mr Dr.! On a Monday morning!! Are you in a relationship?? Do we need to find you some happiness 😂 😂 😂 cos it’s like you have too much free time to be thinking of wickedness and wawulence!!! Ok so I should buy air fryer for the Abokis abi? Do you have NGO that buys air fryer for Abokis eh Dr? ❤️❤️ 🙌”.
dherbie_jimmy said, “What if I buy the suya eh? I na put it inside oven again? Does that make it safe!? Cos I don’t understand what you’re saying 😩”.
almaasinobi said, “Okay, blocking you now 👍🏽”.
_black_currant said, “How about you mind your business sometimes this guy 😑”
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