by on October 17, 2023

When you live at home, you need to wash the dishes every day after three meals. In the face of a large pile of plates, dishes and chopsticks in the kitchen, many people just brush them, without considering that there are also rules for washing dishes. Here is some knowledge about dishwashing, so that we can pay attention to science, hygiene and health protection.

Many people eat after the pots and pans to the kitchen sink inside a throw,natural sponges for dishes when the time is happy when to brush or save to the next meal after the brush together. This is not good, because the dishes soaked into the sink, food residues and grease to the bacteria provide a rich nutrient, to their reproduction to create favorable conditions.

1. Brush dishes as soon as possible after meals

There are a lot of germs and bacteria attached to the dishes after eating. If you don't clean up in time and wait for these viruses and bacteria to multiply for a period of time before scrubbing, a certain amount of viruses and bacteria will be left on the dishes. These viruses and bacteria may enter the human body during the next meal, causing certain health effects, especially the elderly and children with weaker immunity and resistance are more likely to be infected with viruses and bacteria. Therefore, wash and scrub the dishes as soon as possible after meals.

2. Dishwashing detergent must be rinsed out.

Detergent has become a necessity in our lives, and every household uses it when cleaning dishes. Detergent has a strong ability to remove oil and dirt, and the dishes cleaned with it look especially clean. Detergent is extracted from petroleum. Its main ingredient is sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate, and the other ingredients are sodium fatty alcohol ethyl ether sulfate, foaming agents, solubilizers, thickening agents, industrial flavors, preservatives, colors, and water. Detergents contain benzene and benzene derivatives (sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate). These two substances cannot be effectively broken down in the liver and will accumulate in the liver, and when a certain amount is reached, it will lead to liver disease. Benzene and benzene derivatives can cause cancer.

According to research, the increasing incidence of cancer is related to the following three reasons: one is the pollution of the atmosphere and water; the second is the fertilizers and pesticides inside the fruits and meals; and the third is the chemicals in the food. The detergent we use is chemical substances, of which the stupid carcinogenic. Therefore, when washing dishes with detergent, make sure to rinse with a lot of water to ensure that the detergent is clean.

3. Natural detergents are recommended

There are many natural detergents such as hot water, flour, lemon, rice water and salt. These detergents are effective in removing stains and grease, but this is not a good idea when there is heavy oil on the dishes.

Traditional detergents such as cooking soda and baking soda can be used when grease stains are too heavy. Is cooking soda considered a mild detergent. As you know, cooking soda is a kind of alkaline alkaline detergent, and its main ingredient is compounded with surfactants and other ingredients, which is more effective in removing oil. Baking soda oil effect is quite good, add a little baking soda in the dishwashing water, can effectively remove the oil in the dishes, especially hot water bottles with dirt, just pour a little baking soda into the hot water for a period of time, the hot water kettle odors and dirt can be removed to a clean slate.

4. Always wash the bottom of the bowl when you brush the bowl

Many people brush the bowl, the bowl of the internal wash very clean, but neglected to clean the bottom of the bowl. This is easy to cause pollution. We usually wash the dishes after the bowl, clean up the way is the bowl stacked bowl, plate stacked plate storage, that the bottom of the bowl and the bottom of the plate of bacteria will be brought to the other bowl, plate, resulting in mutual contamination, so wash dishes can not be ignored when this detail.

5. Dishcloth should be changed often

Many families dishcloth, no bad time rarely thrown away, think clean as used. According to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention released data, dishcloths exist in E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella and other 19 kinds of common pathogenic bacteria. If a dishcloth is used for a long time, the total number of bacteria will be as high as about 500 billion! In order to ensure health, it is recommended that the use of dishcloths, a special cloth, dishwashing, washing pots and pans, wipe the stove hood, cleaning table rags separate use; two is often replaced, a month or quarterly replacement; three is no matter what kind of dishcloths, try to wring out the unfolding of the use of the cloth, placed in a ventilated dry place, so as to avoid the breeding of bacteria in a humid environment; fourth, it is recommended to disinfect dishcloths before dishwashing, you can use boiling water, can be used microwave oven heating on high heat, can be used in a microwave oven. It can be boiled in boiling water, or heated in microwave oven for 2 minutes or put in the sun for half an hour, and of course, it is best to use ultraviolet ray to sterilize the cloths when conditions permit. 6.

6. Don't use rags or paper to dry the dishes after washing.

Many people feel that it is cleaner to dry the bowl with a rag or kitchen paper after washing. Doing so is tantamount to adding to the problem, making the originally clean bowl re-contaminated with the bacteria in the rag. Kitchen paper is meant to be used as a disposable kitchen rag, not for sanitizing. It has the advantages of oil absorption, convenient, hygienic, to avoid bacterial growth, and meet the safety and health standards of Kleenex, toilet paper, can be used for dishes to remove stains, grease the initial treatment, can replace the detergent, but the last but also to use clean water to wash the dishes, to avoid the residue of toxic and harmful substances. At the same time can not put the wet dishes directly into the cupboard, because the relatively sealed cupboard is also easy to breed bacteria. It is recommended to drain the dishes upside down after washing them, and to dry the chopsticks before putting them away.

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