Aluminum foil can be found in every kitchen, for cooking and wrapping, also for treating some ailments. But we do not really know many things for this foil.
What is Aluminium?
Aluminum is a neurotoxic heavy metal which has several side-effects on the brain functioning. Also it has been linked with Alzheimer’s disease.
As medical experts claim, this heavy metal can affect on loss of memory, coordination, balance and body control. It also affects the bones by taking the space of calcium.
Cooking and grilling with aluminum foil is related to pulmonary fibrosis and other respiratory issues, because of the inhalation of aluminum particles.
There are dozens of people who are not aware of these facts about the aluminum foil, what happens when the aluminum foil is exposed to high temperature.
By a research at the American University of Sharjah, made by a chemical engineering researcher, Dr. Essam Zubaidy, there were evaluated the aluminum effects on cooking, and it has been found out that a meal cooked in aluminum foil, includes 400 mg of aluminum.
This means that “The higher the temperature, the more the leaching. Foil is not suitable for cooking and is not suitable for using with vegetables like tomatoes, citrus juice or spices.”
According to the World Health Organization, it is limited 60 mg aluminum daily.