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Thursday, August 04, 2016

Association between dietary nitrate and nitrite intake and site specific cancer risk: evidence from observational studies




What has nitrates in it?
Manufacturers add nitrates and nitrites to foods such as cured sandwich meats, bacon, salami or sausages to give them color and to prolong their shelf life. When added to processed foods in this way, both nitrates and nitrites can form nitrosamines in the body, which can increase your risk of developing cancer.
 
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open access (pdf): Association between dietary nitrate and nitrite intake and sitespecific cancer risk: evidence from observational studies | Xie | Oncotarget

No significant associations were found between dietary nitrate/nitrite and cancers of the breast, bladder, colorectal, esophagus, renal cell, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, ovarian, and pancreas. The present meta-analysis provided modest evidence that positive associations of dietary nitrate and negative associations of dietary nitrite with certain cancers. 

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