5 THINGS TO AVOID IN THE KITCHEN

A kitchen is one of the most happening place of our house. Our day starts with the kitchen and ends in the kitchen.

The kitchen decides the health of the whole family, such a big role to play. Therefore it becomes even more important to take care of the storage and preparation of food items in our kitchen, that too, in a healthy way. I am jotting down some of the common things we should stop using in our kitchen, looking at the health hazards it can lead to. We eat food to gain nutrition, what if some of our common practices rob these nutrients from our food?


So it's better to be a little mindful of these things in our kitchen.


1. Minimise the use Aluminium cookware


Aluminium is a metal, intake of which, is not good for the human body. When we cook or drink in aluminum utensils, a small quantity of aluminum gets inside our body. But due to its properties aluminum neither gets digested nor gets out of the system as waste.


Aluminium cookware can pose various health hazards, it is a steady process but can cause big health problems. People with kidney problems may also have difficulty removing excess aluminium from their bodies because of which it gets accumulated, posing risks for bone and brain disorders.


We should avoid cooking foods, especially acidic foods such as tomatoes in aluminum cookware. Also, avoid storing leftovers in aluminum utensils, as it allows food to absorb small amounts of aluminum.


Alternatives

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