5 Things to Know About the Nitrites & Nitrates in Your Hot Dog

5 Things to Know About the Nitrites & Nitrates in Your Hot Dog

1. Sodium Nitrite and Sodium Nitrate are food preservatives used primarily in processed meat products such as hot dogs, luncheon meats, ham, bacon, corned beef (spam), and in smoked fish. 2. Nitrites play several roles: they maintain the pinkish meat … Continue reading

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Comparing 4 Hot Dogs – Which is the Healthiest?

Comparing 4 Hot Dogs – Which is the Healthiest?

Happy 4th of July! Today, Americans will eat over 150 million hot dogs. A classic American food, franks are not the healthiest food, to say the least. So why are they so popular? They’re relatively cheap They are easy on … Continue reading

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