Foods High in Ammonia: Good or Bad
Ammonia is a substance that we use in many things we make and it can also be found in our bodies.
It is often used in baked goods as a leavening agent, and in cheeses as an acidity regulator
Be careful not to eat too much ammonia. It is in many foods. These are ten everyday foods that have a lot of it:
Foods to Avoid?
The most heavily saturated with ammonia is domestic blue cheese, with 0.138 g of ammonia per 100 g of cheese.
While the level of ammonia is very low, the frequency of consumption of onions can cause a build-up over time.
Approximately seven tablespoons and you’ll be consuming 0.049 g of ammonia.
This may not ring a bell at first, but brewer’s yeast is a widely used, incredibly popular ingredient included in the manufacturing of beer.
All potato chips are made equally. 100 g of a generic potato chip is estimated to contain 0.024 g of ammonia.
Ammonia is produced by the decaying process of animals, so ammonia and gelatin go hand in hand.
Salami is delicious but be careful though, 100 g of salami contains, on the average, 0.11 g of ammonia.
When it comes to ammonia, 100 g of margarine contains 0.021 g of ammonia, which is not enough to make an impact.
By becoming more mindful about how much mayo you’re consuming, you can easily reduce your ammonia intake.
Ketchup is even used as a base for a wide array of other sauces, so it may be sneaking into your system without you even realizing it.
Whether it’s exclusively whole, organic foods, or ammonia-packed processed foods. Having said this, ammonia is not inherently bad...
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