Top
10
Doctor insights on: Will Eating Sodium Nitrite Hurt The Human Body

Share
1

1
Will eating sodium nitrite hurt the human body?

Will eating sodium nitrite hurt the human body?

Can cause cancer: It has been shown that such preservatives can cause stomach cancer as they are decomposed andvturnninto nitrites. Not in small amounts, but over a period of time. ...Read more

Nitrite (Definition)

Comprised of nitrogen & 2 oxygen molecules. Sodium nitrite is used in meat industry to prevent bacterial growth & to maintain the meat's red color (≥ 22mg/kg body weight is toxic); cooking at high heat allows nitrites to combine with Amino Acids to form nitros-amines (carcinogens). It can be converted by many pathways to nitric oxide, a potent vaso-dilator.Amyl nitrite can be ...Read more


2

2
Do people naturally have any sodium nitrite in their bodies?

Do people naturally have any sodium nitrite in their bodies?

Consumed: We consume it all the time but we dont make it. It is a useful precursor to a variety of compounds, such as pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides, but it is probably best known as a food additive to prevent botulism. It has been used to keep meat safe. ...Read more

5

5
Does mild hot water with salt acts as detoxification for human body?

Does mild hot water with salt acts as detoxification for human body?

No: It does not. Gargling with it can clear out excess mucus and allergens from your throat but it won't detoxify your entire body. All of your cells are bathed in mildly hot salty water. ...Read more

6

6
What are some effects of too much salt & not enough water on the human body in extreme heat?

What are some effects of too much salt & not enough water on the human body in extreme heat?

Thirst, confusion: The result of excess salt with inadequate water will be hypernatremia and low intravasculare volume. This will cause extreme thirst, mental status changes and low blood pressure. Unless reversed death will result. Heat will exacerbate this situation by adding to the water loss. ...Read more

8

8
What causes nitrites in urine?

What causes nitrites in urine?

UTI: Nitrite is a marker on the dipstick that can indicated a uti. Many of the bacteria that cause a UTI create nitrite in the urinary tract and the specific reagent on the dipstick will show its presence. ...Read more

9

9
What is a nitrite positive uti?

What is a nitrite positive uti?

It shows: That you have bacteria in your urine that can convert the nitrate normally there into nitrite, gram negative bacteria such as e.coli can do this if urine at least two hours' old in bladder ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
2,024 doctors shared insights

Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more