Nitrosamine

Definition of Nitrosamine:

A chemical that may be formed from the metabolism of nitrates which are common preservatives used in processed foods.

Also: Nitrosamines

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Consequences of Poor Diet

...our question about Eating processed meats
“...Unfortunately, sodium nitrite also results in the formation of cancer-causing nitrosamines in the human body...”
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Pancreatic Cancer

...our question about Eating processed meats
“...Sodium nitrite is a precursor to highly carcinogenic nitrosamines – potent cancer-causing chemicals that accelerate the formation and growth of cancer cells throughout the body...”
...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“Diets high in meats, fried foods and nitrosamines may increase the risk, while diets high in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer...”

Stomach Cancer

...the condition
“...In particular, certain food preservative chemicals known as nitrosamines, which are found meats such as bacon and ham, may lead to an increased risk of stomach cancer...”
...our question about Eating processed meats
“Nitrates and nitrites, such as those in hot dogs, lunch meats, and other cured meats, increase food levels of nitrates, which can lead to the formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines in the stomach...”
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Vitamin C

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“...As an antioxidant, it inhibits the formation of nitrosamines (a suspected carcinogen)...”

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“...When meat is cooked, particularly if burned, nitrosamines form...”
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