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Could diabetes and Alzheimer’s be caused by some types of exposures?

We have reasonable evidence that human exposure to nitrosamines is at the root cause of not only Alzheimer’s, but several other insulin-resistance diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, also known as NASH and visceral obesity.



The elimination of local farms in favor of mega-farms requires transport of food for long distances. To prolong shelf-life, preservatives are added. The problem is worsened with transport of “fresh” foods from across the Pacific Ocean. Nitrites are added to meats and processed foods for flavor and coloring. High levels of nitrates added to fertilizers can be incorporated into produce and then converted to nitrites and finally nitrosamines in the body.



Nitrosamines contaminate many processed foods, including fish, cheeses, hotdogs, ground beef, smoked meats like bacon, smoked turkey and ham, and beer. Originally, nitrites were added to food as preservatives to prevent salmonella infection from contaminated meet. The policy remains in place. Although efforts have been made to reduce the levels, nitrites are still added as preservatives. Over time, Western societies, particularly in the US, have been chronically exposed to increasing amounts of nitrosamines due to continuous consumption of processed foods.



Nitrosamines are well-recognized cancer-causing agents. In high doses, they cause cancers in many organs. One of the main toxins in tobacco is a nitrosamine. However, low chronic exposures have cumulative effects.



Years ago, a few scientists suggested that nitrosamines might cause diabetes. The concept was not pursued until now. We performed experiments in the laboratory and showed that very low, limited exposures to nitrosamines (the type found in food) cause Alzheimer’s-type brain degeneration, dementia, diabetes, fatty liver disease and obesity. Adding high fat to the diet made the disease-causing effects of nitrosamines much worse.
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1530171 tn?1448129593
Hi Barbara.
For the benefit of all members reading this, perhaps the complete article in its entirety should be given, as it is 5 pages long, I believe.
It helps establish the Nitrosamines link to Alzheimer's/Diabetes and it contains a lot of additional useful information regarding Alzheimer's.
(That's why I had it archived)

Alzheimer's: Diabetes of the Brain?" ( the title of the article) has been been explored well before this article appeared on the Doctor Oz website.

If the following link is not allowed, then just search by the article title.
http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/alzheimers-diabetes-brain

Love & Light
Niko
212161 tn?1599427282
COMMUNITY LEADER
Thank you I try and give little at time let it soak in and add more, hope you have a great day
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