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Occurrence of heterocyclic amines in cooked meat products.

Fried, grilled, and baked meats contain mutagens, such as heterocyclic amines (HCA). Well-cooked meats produce heterocyclic amines (HCA), which are potent mutagens. This study examined the quantities and types of heterocyclic amines (PhlP, MelQx, and DiMelQx,) produced in meats prepared by cooking methods commonly use by U.S meat consumers. Researchers assessed the PhlP, MelQx, DiMelQx,...

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A large prospective study of meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an investigation of potential mechanisms underlying this association.

High intake of red and processed meat may promote the development of colorectal cancer in men and women.

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Pancreatic cancer risk: associations with meat-derived carcinogen intake in the prostate, lung, colorectal, and ovarian cancer screening trial (PLCO) cohort.

High consumption of well-cooked meat may increase the risk of developing pancreatic cancer.

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Dietary intake of heterocyclic amines, meat-derived mutagenic activity, and risk of colorectal adenomas.

High intake of well-cooked red meat promotes the development of colorectal adenomas.

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