How to be a Healthy Cook ( Acyrlamide)
How to be a Healthy cook?
Acrylamide – the carcinogenic chemical you create when cooking at home
Over cooking your food can cause cancer – we should be aiming for a light golden brown or lighter when grilling, toasting, frying baking or roasting starchy foods like potatoes, root vegetables or bread.
That there is no smoke without fire is true when it comes to overcooking food, and this surprising killer in our kitchen is causing us to re think our cooking habits – the risk of over cooking is two –fold, many nutrients vitamins and minerals are destroyed by heat but more concerning is the carcinogenic effect of Acrylamide.
So how do we cook without compromising our health?