sodium nitrate

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Related to E251: E509, E406, E252, E160b

so·di·um ni·trate

formerly used for dysentery and as a diuretic.
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Preservatives to avoid: E210 Benzoic acid; E211 Sodium benzoate; E211 Potassium benzoate; E213 Calcium benzoate; E214 Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; E215 Ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate sodium salt; E216 Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; E217 Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate sodium salt; E218 Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; E219 Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate sodium salt; E220 Sulphur dioxide; E221 Sodium dioxide; E222 Sodium hydrogen sulphite; E223 Sodium metabisulphite; E224 Potassium metabisulphite; E226 Calcium sulphite; E227 Calcium hydrogen sulphite; E230 Biphenyl; E231 2-Hydroxybiphenyl; E232 Sodium biphenyl-2-yl oxide; E233 2-(Thiazol-4-yl) benzimidazole; E239 Hexaminep; E249 Potassium nitrite; E250 Sodium nitrite; E251 Sodium nitrate; E252 Potassium nitrate.
But could you tell the difference between E100 and E251, or did you even know that the Additives: The breakdown:Additives are added to food to help its processing, production and to maintain or enhance the properties of food.
They include E102 (Tartrazine), E110 (Sunset Yellow), E120 (Cochineal), E129 (Allura Red), E133 (Brilliant Blue), E220 (Sulphur dioxide), E210 (Benzoic acid) and E251 (Sodium nitrate).