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Nitrates, Good or Bad?

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Nitrates are chemicals are found in our food. Usually we think of them as being dangerous and not healthy because they turn to Nitrosamines which are carcinogenic.  Usually this occurs when food is cooked at higher temperatures, or when it is barbequed. Many meat products contain nitrates as a preservative.  Meats such as bacon, hot dogs, sausages,...