Formalin is one of the threats to the modern world. With the advancement of technology, man has discovered a way of preserving foods for a long time. They invented formalin, carbide, etc to preserve foods like fishes, fruits, vegetables, etc. Earlier, the foods were preserved in natural ways. But now, the use of chemicals has become a great threat to the health of mankind. By consuming formalin mixed food, many people die each year. But if you become a bit careful about this harmful substance, you can easily get rid of this threat. In this post, I will discuss the harmful effects of Formalin and the ways of removing Formalin from foods. So, let’s start:
HAZARDS OF FORMALIN:
Formalin can cause many diseases of liver, kidneys, heart, various cancers, etc. Peptic Ulceration, Gastritis, Oesophagitis, Anorexia, Liver Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer, Renal Failure, etc are the outcome of excessive formalin intake. It can also harm your bone marrow and cause anemia, leukemia(blood cancer), etc. It is extremely hazardous for pregnant women and newborn babies.
HOW TO REMOVE FORMALIN:
Fruits: If you suspect that the fruit contains formalin, you must sink it under water for at least 1 hour. Then the formalin will be removed and you can eat the fruit.
Vegetables: Vegetables can be ripened by formaldehyde too. You should sink those under salt-water for at least 10 minutes before cooking. It will remove the formalin from the vegetables.
Fishes: Sink the fishes under the water for one hour. It will remove 60% formalin. If you sink it under salt water for one hour, 90% formalin will be removed. If you sink the fishes under vinegar mixed water [90% vinegar, 10% water], 100% formalin removal can be guaranteed!
Eat fresh foods daily. You can get rid of formalin by the above-mentioned ways. You can remain healthy and disease-free if you follow this trick. Thanks for reading this post.