Baking soda and health – Friend or foe?

Baking soda is useful not only for baking but also for cleaning, deodorising, and disinfecting at home. It is also suitable for maintaining oral health. As a medication, it is to relieve upset stomach and heartburn. Bicarbonate therapy is the medical term for using baking soda to correct over-acidity in the body. The use of baking soda as a supplement for sport is gaining popularity. However, it is important not to overdose or misuse this useful and seemingly harmless substance.

Baking soda for washing fruits and vegetables

Baking soda is more effective than both Clorox bleach and tap water in removing pesticide residues from the surface of apples, a study found.