Shannon Hayes, author of The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook (Ten Speed Press), is concerned that in order to keep the salt dry and white, refiners add bleaching agents and aluminum compounds
, which have been linked to Alzheimer's.
And there are sewage treatment systems that can effectively remove phosphates by precipitating them with the addition of specific calcium, iron, or aluminum compounds
The company feels that the 6000 series can be shaped and machined for more creativity, giving the company more design flexibility than 7000 series or metal matrix aluminum compounds
By making your own baking powder you eliminate some sodium and all the toxic aluminum compounds
that are often added to commercial brands.
Furthermore, several studies last year found that aluminum compounds
can be released from metal utensils during cooking.