Nitrates and nitrites – sources in food and their impact on health

Nitrates and nitrites can be found in many foods. In a moderate diet they are not a threat, but when there are a lot of them, they can harm your health. Nitrates and nitrites penetrate the plants from the fertilized soil, are also added in the production process as preservatives, nitrogen compounds can also be supplied with drinking water.  Nitrates are a group of chemical…