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heterocyclic amines

Watch videos about heterocyclic amines

  • 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.
  • Carcinogens in Roasted Coffee?
    Carcinogens in Roasted Coffee?
    If there are carcinogens created when you roast chicken, what about roasted coffee beans?
  • Muscle Tremors & Diet
    Muscle Tremors & Diet
    Essential tremor, one of the most common neurological conditions, appears to be linked to meat consumption.
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