[NAFEX] downside of free potassium source
pat at containerseeds.com
Sun Mar 6 07:50:39 EST 2005
On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 06:25:26 -0600, you wrote:
>I haven't been following this thread, but has anyone pointed out that clay
>is an aluminum compound? The alumina (Al2O3) used as as abrasive is very
>hard, inert, and not likely to be available to crop uptake. If you want to
>avoid aluminum in your diet, watch out for baking powder and self-rising
>flour. Both are commonly loaded witn SOLUBLE aluminum. Though, as has been
>pointed out, no aluminum connection is confirmed to alzheimers.
There are aluminum-free baking powders. Rumford is one
brand with no aluminum.
It doesn't help with commercial baked goods, of course, but
it's a good choice (IMHO) for home use. I've used it for
years and years.
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