Best Cooking Utensils for Your Health

Your health is not only affected by the way you prepare food, but in which metal utensil you are eating, it also has an effect. For example, according to health, eating plastic utensils is considered injurious to health. It is said that due to exposure to steam, many harmful chemicals are released from the plastic, due to which our body can become a victim of many diseases.

In such a situation, let us know what are the advantages and disadvantages of eating and preparing food in which metal utensil. We all know that what we eat directly affects our health. But do you know which type of utensils we are eating, also affects our life? Yes, in which metal we are eating, its direct effect is seen on our health and nature. I’m not saying this, Ayurveda says so.

So, let us tell you what kind of food you eat in which type of utensils, how does it affect your health and nature.

ALUMINUM, STEEL, AND PLASTIC UTENSILS:

steel utensils

   Utensils used in our kitchen are mostly aluminum and plastic. Eating in these utensils was never in our culture. Eating food in aluminum and plastic utensils has harmful effects on health. Apart from health, eating in these utensils is also not good for your luck.

Aluminum is also very famous in the category of aluminum utensils. Even today, this metal utensil is found in many homes. Aluminum is made of bauxite, eating made in it only harms the body. According to Ayurveda, it absorbs iron and calcium, so a vessel made from it should not be used. Eating food in a vessel made of aluminum weakens the bones, causes mental diseases, damages the liver and nervous system. Along with that, there are serious diseases like kidney failure.

Steel is now such a metal, which is commonly found in all households in the form of utensils. Nowadays, most steel is found in the market in the name of utensils. In the context of steel, everyone says that eating food in such a vessel is harmful, but this is not true. Steel utensils are not harmful because they neither react with hot nor cold, so they do not harm in any way. But it is also true that there is no benefit to the body by cooking and eating it, but no harm is done either.

IRON UTENSILS:
iron utensils

Eating food in iron utensils does not have any negative effect on our bodies. By eating food in it, the number of iron elements in our body increases, due to which the level of hemoglobin remains fine and digestion-related problems are removed. These utensils are considered to be used only till the time of eating. They are not used for any auspicious work. It is also said that donating these utensils brings luck.

The power of the body increases by eating food made in iron utensils. Iron element increases the essential nutrients in the body. Apart from this, iron also eliminates many diseases. It does not allow inflammation and yellowness in the body, eliminate gout disease, and also keeps jaundice away. But one should not eat food in an iron vessel, because eating food in it reduces intelligence and destroys the mind. It is good to drink milk in an iron vessel.

EARTHEN POTS:

In the olden times, people used only earthen pots. The food cooked in these utensils is very tasty and nutritious. According to Ayurveda, drinking pot water cures many diseases. Eating food cooked in an earthen pot keeps you healthy throughout your life.

BRONZE AND BRASS UTENSILS:

brass utensils

According to Ayurveda, eating food in a bronze vessel makes the mind sharp. That is why it is said that while sleeping at night, keep the water filled in a bronze vessel and drink it first thing in the morning. Food made in bronze utensils retains 97% of the nutrients. By cooking food in brass utensils, the disease of phlegm and air defects stays away. Also, brass utensils are used to offer Bhog to Lord Shri Hari Vishnu. It is said that doing this keeps wealth and prosperity.

SILVERWARE:

silverware utensils

Mostly In India Gifting silver metal is tradition specially when children is born and it has a reason because silver has proven antibacterial properties and it has many benefits. Unlike gold, silver is cold metal. If you are having food in a vessel made of this metal, then it brings inner coolness to your body. Keeps the body calm. Silver is also beneficial for the eyes. Apart from this, eating food in silver utensils controls pitta dosha, Kapha, and air dosha. If you can buy little expensive utensils, then you can choose silverware. Cooking and eating food in these is very beneficial. Silver has a cooling effect, due to which it is said that eating food in a silver vessel cools the body heat and keeps the eyes healthy.

So, guys please choose your utensils carefully to keep you & your family healthy and forever happy.

February 4, 2022

15 Replies to “Best Cooking Utensils for Your Health”

  1. Neha Sharma says: February 7, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    It’s quite an interesting and informative post. I have seen that nowadays people are becoming more cautious of what they are using especially if it’s affecting their health in any way and utensils is one such category. I have noticed that iron and earthen utensils are in great demand nowadays, even I also bought an earthen Tawa recently.

  2. Rakhi Jayashankar says: February 7, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    It has been a while since we shifted to steel. My kids are not so happy with the utensils but slowly they adjusted.

  3. The Champa Tree says: February 7, 2022 at 4:40 pm

    Plastic is a big NO in my house and I believe it should be a big NO in all houses. Silverware is always the best. I believe stainless steel is also a good option.

  4. Sneha says: February 7, 2022 at 10:34 am

    I love the idea of these metals to be used at kitchen because I also select metal quality and metal type before selecting utensil for my kitchen

  5. Snehalata jain says: February 7, 2022 at 10:25 am

    I have Always chosen my utensils after looking at the metal quality and metal type because my grandparents used to say that we should never used aluminium because in long-term use Aluminium is so problematic for life

  6. Sindhu Vinod Narayan says: February 7, 2022 at 4:00 am

    Thank you so much for sharing detailed insights of benefits of vessels we use in day to day life. Plastic is something that I avoid. I’ve been using mud pots and iron utensils which do have their benefits

  7. Sumita Mallick says: February 7, 2022 at 12:45 am

    Really very nice information. I usually use iron utensils in my cooking. Although not for all dish, but maximum time.

  8. Neha Tambe says: February 6, 2022 at 11:04 pm

    Rightly said. My granny swears by iron utensils. Sadly it too heavy and difficult to clean. I have started using copper utensils especially for drinking water and storing it.

  9. MeenalSonal says: February 6, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    You are right, if we are cooking healthy meal but in wrong cookware then we are losing on the health quotient in the life. So steel and brass is economical to all, it is like we are going back to sustainable products. Would also like to know about non-stick pans and its pros and cons.

  10. Jhilmil Bhansali says: February 6, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    Surely Aluminium is cheap but very harmful to our health. Health is wealth and we must not compromise it at all cost.

  11. Cindy Dsilva says: February 6, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    Wow I use none of these. But i have heard a lot about copper, iron and silver being good for health and all. Will check them out at authentic places.

  12. Judy Morris says: February 5, 2022 at 11:53 pm

    I have recently switched from plastic water bottles to steel and copper bottles after listening to the harmful effects of using plastic in food and drinking. Also steel is a great and economical safer option than aluminium. Strongly agree with the pointers made by you in this article.

  13. Anahita Irani says: February 5, 2022 at 8:04 am

    I have mostly got rid of all Aluminum vessels from. My kitchen. Using really good Copper and Iron vessels to cook. I really found your post good to read.

  14. Surbhi Prapanna says: February 5, 2022 at 1:47 am

    Great post. in fact, I had written similar kind of post few days ago. agree, selecting a good quality utensils is must for keeping ourselves healthy and avoiding health hazards caused by toxic utensils. currently, I am using clay pot for cooking and having a good experience with it,

  15. Alpana Deo says: February 4, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    While we keep an watch on the ingredients we use for our cooking or our food choices, it is also important to pay equal attention to the utensils we use. These days, I am seeing many people people are shifting towards Cast Iron.

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