Do you use plastic cutting boards in kitchen? Then certainly you have patients at your home!!
Yes…. its true! In the past, we all used wooden pieces for cutting and chopping vegetables and meat. Business-minded manufacturers took away the durable and inexpensive wooden boards and introduced the stylish, beautifully colored ‘plastic cutting boards”. Natural wooden cutting boards went behind the curtain of past as housewives were fascinated by the attractive plastic boards and started using it as a matter of prestige.
But have you ever noticed, after a few days’ use the board sustains knife marks all over leaving small small gaps. But where has the plastic gone? Undoubtedly, to your stomach as the plastic get cooked with the chopped food. These plastic pieces sliced along with food items eliminates “Dioxin”, a poisonous substance as it get heated. Dioxin is harmful and can cause diseases from digestive disorders to deadly cancers.
If you have plastic/fiber cutting board, it’s time to get rid of it. Instead, try the wooden ones, which of course is old fashioned but not challenging for your health. Please share with others as well.