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What foods should not be baked in foil: we explain why

Kateryna YagovychFood
What foods should not be cooked in foil. Source: mashed.com

Housewives often use foil to bake meat, fish, and vegetables. This is very convenient because the food becomes juicy and a golden crust is formed. But using foil is not always useful.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you why.

It's all about the aluminum coating

Aluminum is found in many foods: spices, different types of cheese, salt, and teas. But still, people consume this component most of all with dishes that have been cooked in foil.

Metal accumulates in the body over time, which can have negative consequences. With the use of foil, this accumulation is much faster.

The higher the temperature of cooking in foil or aluminum dishes, the more toxins the metal releases.

What foods should never be cooked in foil:

What foods should not be baked in foil: we explain why
  • red meat
  • poultry
  • cheese
  • lemon
  • various spices
  • salt

However, you can't store ready-to-eat cold food in foil - without heating, aluminum cannot get into the food.

What foods should not be baked in foil: we explain why

How to reduce the use of aluminum in everyday life:

1. Boil water until a matte layer forms on top.

2. Boil spoons and forks in water from time to time after meals.

What foods should not be baked in foil: we explain why

3. For baking, use special paper instead of foil.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL reported how to use foil when freezing greens

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