Even though you’ve certainly already heard of the numerous benefits which baking soda can offer you, many are still puzzled by its wondrous health benefits. In other words, its use goes far beyond the kitchen or bathroom.
It’s most important role by far is what benefits it offers your body. And there is certainly no shortage of those.
How Does One Define It?
Baking soda’s official name is sodium bicarbonate. This is also the compound you can thank for helping your dough rise. It is also useful in other cooking aspects such as helping enrich certain types of food.
This technique of baking bread with the help of baking soda is a centuries old tradition.
Baking soda also goes by another name: nahcolite. This is a derivative of a mineral called natron.
Did you know that the Ancient Egyptians used natron to clean their homes? Even they were aware of baking soda’s usefulness!
Flash forward from ancient times to the year 1846, when John Dwight and Dr. Austin Church created the baking soda we all know and use to this very day!
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