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June 26, 2006

Fight Cancer - Avoid Nitrates In Food

Topics: Health Issues

hotdogs.jpgTeaching your children the importance of eating healthy and staying away from preserved meats may save them from cancer later on in life. Hotdogs may be quick and easy to prepare, and pepperoni pizzas quick to order in, but these and most other preserved meats contain nitrates which are converted in the body into carcinogens - cancer causing agents. This includes foods that are typically pink in color like bologna, salami, pepperoni, hotdogs, corned beef, pastrami, bacon, and cured ham.

Vickie at The Cancer Blog has more...

Other food sources of nitrates:
Vegetable nitrates may be linked to cancer
Nitrate level in water linked to cancer

Posted by Richard at June 26, 2006 10:11 PM

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