]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]     THANKSGIVING DINNER MENU     [[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ 
   Mother Nature and her chemicals join us for Thanksgiving Dinner
        Released by the American Council on Science & Health
               1995 Broadway, NY 10023, November 1987

COURSE:                  CHEMICAL COMPOSITION INCLUDES:

APPETIZER
Cream of Mushroom Soup   hydrazines

FRESH VEGETABLE TRAY
Carrots                  caratoxin, myristicin, isoflavones, nitrate
Radishes                 glucosinolates, nitrate
Cherry Tomatoes          hydrogen peroxide, nitratem quercetin glyco-
                              side, tomatine
Celery                   nitrate, psoralens

ENTREE
Roast Turkey             heterocyclic amines, malonaldehyde
Bread Stuffing           benzo(a)pyrene, di- and tr-sulfides,
  with onions, celery,      ethyl carbamate, furan derivatives,
  black pepper, mushrooms   hydrazines, psoralens, safrole   
Cranberry Sauce          eugenol, furan derivatives

CHOICE OF VEGETABLE:
Lima Beans               cyanogenetic glycosides
Broccoli Spears          allyl isothio cyanate, glucosinolates,
                            goitrin, nitrate
Baked Potato             amylase inhibitors, arsenic, chaconine,
                            isoflavones, nitrate, oxalic acid,
                            solanine
Sweet Potato             cyanogenetic glycosides, furan derivatives,
                            nitrate
Rolls with Butter        amylase inhibitors, benzo(a)pyrene, ethyl 
                            carbanate, furan derivatives, diacetyl

DESSERT

Pumpkin Pie with         myristicin, nitratem safrole
  Cinnamon and Nutmeg

BEVERAGES

Coffee                   benzo(a)pyrene, caffeine, chlorogenic acid,
                         hydrogen peroxide, methyglyoxal, tannins

Tea                      benzo(a)pyrene, caffeine, quercetin, glyco-
                         sides, tannins
Red Wine                 alcohol, ethyl carbamate, methyglyoxal, tan-
                         nins, tyramine

Water available          nitrate
  upon request

ASSORTED NUTS

Mixed Nuts               aflatoxins

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