CHEMICAL MUTAGENS.intake

CHEMICAL MUTAGENS.intake - CHEMICAL MUTAGEN 1. Caffeine...

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CHEMICAL MUTAGEN STORY OF INGESTION MECHANISM OF MUTATION AVOID/MINIMIZE INGESTION 1. Caffeine Coffee is known to contain caffeine and also found to be in Coke—my personal Coke intake is almost 16 ounces a day and coffee (not particularly dark) in minimal amounts occasionally Coffee intake must be reduced or if possible avoided, inorder to lessen caffeine intake 2. amino acid pyrolyzates Broiled fish is one of Filipino favorite native dish so is lechon manok . But its charred portions contain amino acid pyrolyzates Broiled fish or any broiled food must be taken minimally and cooked just right; not raw and definitely not overcooked where mutagens are contained in its burnt meat 3. aflatoxin B1 Ingested from cereals. Cereals are one of my favorite breakfasts Eat foods that are sources of mutagens only at minimal amounts and not frequently
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From air exhausts of vehicles usually at rush hours going to school Avoid inhaling exhausts especially the dark colored smoke and to use unleaded gasoline or if possible fuel alternatives— biofuels and the like 5. ethylene dibromide This very destructive mutagen comes from one of the most delicious fruit- apple/ also comes from automotive exhausts Avoid eating fruits that are chemically treated prefer organic fruits or at instances that cannot be avoided, wash the fruit thoroughly/ Avoid inhaling exhausts especially the dark colored smoke 6. nitrosamines Contained in processed foods, nitrite treated meats and fish like in
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