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Old 01-01-2019, 10:47 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by noncooperation View Post
Quickly reading around, it appears there is more nitrites in vegetables & ground water than in processed meats. So how they can decide it is the nitrites in processed meats that causes cancer is a mystery.


The food industry, production & selling, is rife with lies and misinformation.
Many vegetables contain sodium nitrate, a small percentage of which converts to sodium nitrite after you eat it. Sodium nitrite can form nitrosamines, a potential cancer-causing agent, in the intestines. But vegetables also contain antioxidants that prevent the formation of nitrosaomines. Eating vegetables is not considered dangerous in the same way that eating processed foods containing nitrites is, in most cases. Babies, however, should avoid vegetables high in nitrates; high nitrate levels can cause a type of anemia in infants.
https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/sod...bles-3535.html

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Originally Posted by bamboozooka View Post
there should be loads of people with stomach cancer yet its not reported then as i don't hear of many cases.
if theres any truth to it, the media print studies (misinformation if you want to call it that) every day about this and that causing cancer people end up saying "if you believe them you'd never eat anything"
There are around 41,700 new bowel cancer cases in the UK every year, that's more than 110 every day (2013-2015).
Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the UK, accounting for 12% of all new cancer cases (2015).
In males in the UK, bowel cancer is the 3rd most common cancer, with around 23,100 new cases in 2015.
In females in the UK, bowel cancer is the 3rd most common cancer, with around 18,700 new cases in 2015.
Bowel cancer in England is more common in males living in the most deprived areas. There is no association for females.
Bowel cancer is more common in White people than in Asian or Black people.
https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/hea...r#heading-Zero
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