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heterocyclic amines

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  • PhIP: The Three Strikes Breast Carcinogen
    PhIP: The Three Strikes Breast Carcinogen
    The cooked meat carcinogen PhIP found in fried bacon, fish, and chicken may not only trigger cancer and promote tumor growth, but also increase its metastatic potential by increasing its
  • Estrogenic Cooked Meat Carcinogens
    Estrogenic Cooked Meat Carcinogens
    DNA-damaging chemicals formed when meat is cooked stimulate breast cancer cells almost as much as pure estrogen and can infiltrate the ducts where most breast cancers arise.
  • President’s Cancer Panel Report on Environmental Risk
    President’s Cancer Panel Report on Environmental Risk
    The official National Cancer Institute report on the "unacceptable" burden of cancer stemming from industrial chemical pollutants is strongly worded, but lacks sufficient dietary guidance.
  • Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea
    Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea
    The ability of green versus white tea to protect against in vitro DNA damage caused by a cooked chicken carcinogen (heterocyclic amine).
  • Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    Chicken Dioxins, Viruses, or Antibiotics?
    The association between poultry and cancer may be explained by the presence in chickens' and turkeys' flesh of industrial carcinogens such as dioxins, oncogenic (cancer-causing) viruses, and/or the...
  • Breast Cancer Survival, Butterfat, and Chicken
    Breast Cancer Survival, Butterfat, and Chicken
    Breast cancer survivors may reduce their chances of survival if they eat too much saturated fat, found primarily in the American diet in cheese, chicken, and junk food.
  • Preventing Childhood Allergies
    Preventing Childhood Allergies
    What is responsible for the rising prevalence of atopic diseases such as food allergies, asthma, hay fever, and eczema?
  • Fast Food Tested for Carcinogens
    Fast Food Tested for Carcinogens
    Chicken from seven fast food outlets were tested to see which had the highest levels of carcinogenic heterocyclic amines.
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