What are nitrates?

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Nitrates and nitrites are often believed to be harmful, but the research isn't clear and these compounds are found in large amounts in vegetables.
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Facts About Sodium Nitrate and Sodium Nitrite. Are the Health Concerns About Nitrates Overblown? By Danilo Alfaro. Culinary Arts Expert Share Pin
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Get Nutrition Diva’s take on nitrates and nitrites. Learn whether these compounds are harmful, where they can be found, and how to minimize your cancer risk,
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Nitrates (NO3) are an essential source of nitrogen (N) for plants. When nitrogen fertilizers are used to enrich soils, nitrates may be carried by rain, ...
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Buying items labeled "free of nitrates" seems to be all the rage now and it's sometimes hard to distinguish between a food fad and true health guidance.
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Nitrate is a common contaminant found in many wells in Minnesota. Too much nitrate in drinking water can cause serious health problems for young infants.
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