The cutting board has many styles and materials in the market, so people can see it. If you don't know which kind of cutting board to use to ensure your safety and health, then let's take a look at plastic, wooden and bamboo cutting boards. Pros and cons.
Plastic cutting boards are not resistant to high temperatures, and hot things are cut on top and are easily deformed. Not suitable for cutting fat foods, not easy to clean. Moreover, plastic cutting boards are mostly made of polypropylene, polyethylene, etc., and some cutting boards contain plasticizers such as lead and cadmium, which may cause cancer even if used for a long time; and some rough plastic cutting boards are easy to cut. When it comes to the end, it will enter the body with food, causing damage to the liver and kidneys and damaging human health.
Wooden cutting boards are generally more suitable for simmering meat or cutting some hard foods, because the material is very thick, some wood is tougher, and some are less tough, no matter which kind of wood slag is easy to use during use. Come out and mix in the meat to eat into the body, long-term damage to health. The wooden cutting board has been used for a long time, and it is easy to have scratches to accumulate dirt, which is difficult to clean, and some woods, such as poplar, are easy to crack, and then repeatedly used, it is more likely to breed bacteria. Because the wood cutting board has strong water absorption and is not easy to air dry, if it is in a humid environment for a long time, it is easy to mold and cause intestinal diseases. It is best to soak the wooden cutting board with vegetable oil for 2 hours before use, so that it is not easy to crack. When buying a cutting board, you must choose a wood with a high density. The board made of white fruit, saponin, birch or willow wood is better.
The qualified bamboo cutting board should be made of natural plant-bamboo. Because the bamboo cutting board is easy to air dry, it is not easy to be mildewed, and it is not easy to have odor. The material is firm and not easy to crack and slag, and it is easy to clean. It is very good. select. The fly in the ointment is that bamboo cutting boards are best used for cutting vegetables or fruits, because the thickness is not enough, they can't stand the heavy blow when used, and the meat is not suitable.
Now health is too important. Compared with these three kinds of cutting boards, bamboo cutting boards are relatively safer. Bamboo itself has the function of bactericidal and bacteriostatic. The bacteria grow less, and the toughness and hardness of bamboo are better. Now, there are thick bamboo cutting boards with high density and good toughness. With the development of technology, the rigidity and toughness of bamboo, rest assured on the cutting board.