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What does HAA stand for?

HAA stands for Heterocyclic Aromatic Amine

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Some specific topics examined are the interaction between water and ethanol via hydrogen bonding in alcoholic beverages, modulating effects of red wine and beer on heterocyclic aromatic amines in carcinogenesis, stimulant and depressant behavioral actions of alcohol in rats, and health risks of pesticide residues in red wine.
In a laboratory, they tested the white blood cells of subjects before and after drinking coffee, subjecting the ceils to two different kinds of cell-damaging substances: hydrogen peroxide, a free radical, and heterocyclic aromatic amine, a cancer-causing substance produced when certain foods are cooked.
Heat kills bacteria, but too much heat causes meat, poultry, and fish to form possibly carcinogenic heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs).
If the fish is truly blackened--that is, seared in a fiery-hot skillet--the charring can create heterocyclic aromatic amines (HAAs), which may slightly increase your risk of cancer.