Baking soda comes in a white powder form. It is used in various meal preparations such as baking, cooking meat, and cleaning produce. When making bread, baking soda can serve as rising dough. The said ingredient is also effective in tenderizing meat. To remove pesticide residues in your fruits and vegetables, you may soak or wash them in a solution of baking soda and water.
Aside from cleaning produce, baking soda is helpful in getting rid of plaque in teeth. It neutralizes toxins, too. The said chemical compound is so effective at alkalizing that even manufacturers add it in the production of deodorants and shampoos.