Sunday, December 29, 2013

Dried meat was not cancerous

Dried meat was not cancerous

On cold winter days, more than ever we eat beef and pork ham, smoked ham, sausages. Some studies have shown that meat products are carcinogenic, but nutritionists say almost unanimously that the risks are negligible if you eat these foods in moderation.

- Foods such as salted meat and meat products contain nitrate and nitrite, which is converted in the stomach into nitrosamines. These are dangerous carcinogens, but only for certain types of animals, while not confirmed to have a negative effect on human health - says Mirjana Buttercup, nutritionist.
She adds that if a variety of foods and occasionally eat smoked ham or beef ham, there is no reason to care.

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The technological process of processing the sole pieces of meat by the salt rubbed into them outside, and then agree to containers. As meat surface over time would oxidize and gray, salt is added nitrates and nitrites, and the meat products are fully protected. However, because they pretty salty, and it is known that too much salt causes high blood pressure.
- Dried and Smoked products can be stored for a long time, and at the same time you can save them in various ways. You do not have to eat only raw state, but you can and should cook or bake. This meat has excellent energy value and good food for cold days - advises LJUTICE.

However, she warns that meat products containing mixed minced meat, such as salami and sausages, often have too much fat, which can raise blood cholesterol levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease. That's why they avoid, and instead prefer to choose a "clean" dry meat, such as ham or roast.
- It is important to note that sausages, pates and other meat products should not be given to children younger than two years, and it would be desirable not to be on their menu of up to four years. School children these foods can be consumed once a week, but in combination with wholemeal bread, yoghurt and vegetables that are rich in vitamin C. This vitamin prevents the transfer of nitrite into carcinogenic nitrosamines in the stomach - says our interlocutor.

Calories in 100 g of food
Tea sausage 491 kcal
450 kcal Smoked ham
pork loin 291 kcal
263 kcal pressed ham
Chicken frankfurters 258 kcal
Chicken salama197 kcal

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