I never knew this two things I will be talking about in this article have great damage on our liver until I came across this health guidance that takes about it and decided to share the information with you all today.
Discovering that some use potash and paracetamol to cook us something to talk about as many have no idea of the risk in what they’re using to cook. Those using this ingredient claim that potash & paracetamol tablet tenderizes meat and beans faster, reducing the cooking duration and saving on fuel.
In this article, I’ll be talking about why you should stop using these two ingredients to boil your meat and how they could harm your kidneys and liver if you continue to use them.
In other to protect your life and the lives of people who still cook with this ingredients, you need to take this information seriously and also warn those who still use them to stop. Besides National Agency for Food and Drug Administration ( NAFDAC) has advised Nigerians not to use these ingredients to cook because of Its devastating health effects.
Potash and paracetamol are not intended for cooking purposes, in particular because of the quantity of toxic chemicals they produce under heat, particularly paracetamol. These chemicals can slowly destroy cells in your liver and kidney as you transfer these chemicals for detoxification into your liver and kidney, but they start damaging these organs slowly if they are accumulated in high quantities.
When you use paracetamol to cook, it loses its painkiller properties and becomes highly acidic and dangerous for human consumption. Paracetamol is a chemical that changes when the temperature is high; it changes from Paracetamol or Acetaminophen to paraminophino and to benzoquin. These are products that destroy the kidney.
Potash is cytotoxic to the kidney tissues. Therefore, excessive consumption of this earthy material may lead to its accumulation that could cause severe and irreparable damage to the kidney and disrupt normal body functions which may eventually lead to loss of life.
Without the liver, the drugs you are taking can not be processed and your body can not store excess food you consume as nutrients that can lead to high levels of sugar and high levels of an amino acid (protein digestion) in your body that can cause a variety of health problems.
Please hear these, this common practice may be working smartly for you, but it’s important to know that it has some serious health implications.