Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes: An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state.

An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates?chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks?may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state. Mania is characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia.

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-07-beef-jerky-meats-manic-episodes.html

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