Grilling may cause cancer-causing compounds

July 2002
Urology Times;Jul2002, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p40
Reports on the results of a study showing that high-heat cooking methods like grilling can cause red meat, poultry and fish to produce cancer-causing compounds called heterocyclic amines.


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