Are Nitrites in Bacon Bad for You?
Like sulfites in wine, the health implications of nitrites in cured meat trigger a lot of discussion. Scott Kveton, founder of Bacn.com, shares this tip: If you drink orange juice while eating bacon, the vitamin C helps neutralize some of the ill effects of nitrites on your system. (But please, we’re not doctors. If you want to eat bacon all day every day, you should talk to a physician.)