Drinking water has many benefits, so the quality of the cup is also important. What is your favorite water cup?
Do you know what kind of cup is the safest? In fact, sometimes cup itself is more important than the water. Some cups filled with water may be poisoned, some cups can not be filled with boiling water, some cups are unavailable with acid drinks. So, the water tool is very important, Do you choose the right water cup?
1. Plastic water bottles
Plastic water bottles are very common in daily life. They are popular with many friends because of their portability and durability. But plastic water bottles are not perfect, It also has its disadvantages, so, you should know it!
1.1 Plastic water bottles should not contain boiled water
Because most plastic bottle in the case of high temperature chemical molecule is not stable, it will release harmful substances to human body. As bisphenol A and phthalates, the two substances have the potential risk to the human body, bisphenol A cancer-causing, may disrupt the endocrine system, can also lead to reproductive function decline, and phthalic acid may cause male endocrine disorder.
However, not all plastic bottles are unstable or harmful, there are also some heat and corrosion resistant plastic materials. The bottle made of polypropylene material, this material is currently known to be a relatively stable food grade plastic material, some microwave oven special plastic cutlery and milk cups, are made of this material.
1.2 Plastic water bottles should be replaced frequently
Maybe you can find, plastic water bottle is particularly easy to scale, often need to clean. because most plastic water bottle can not be washed with boiling water, so it’s easy to breed a variety of bacteria. Plastic bottles need to be replaced frequently. Plastic bottles are not always unsafe, they just produce toxic substances in certain situation.
Vacuuming Chinese wolfberry in a vacuum bottle is the standard for health maintenance. Vacuuming bottle is very common in our life. We can drink hot water anytime and anywhere with insulated bottles. But, thermosflask also is not omnipotent, also have a pit!
2.1 The tea in the thermos is not suitable for making tea. First of all, the tea will taste bitter without fragrance, and the thermosflask is particularly easy to grow tea scale. This is because the vitamins in the tea in the thermosflask at a constant temperature are largely destroyed, and the aromatic oil and theophylline are precipitated in large quantities, so the nutritional value of tea is destroyed and the taste becomes worse.
2.2 Milk should not be loaded, because microorganisms will multiply rapidly in it under constant temperature, and the milk will go bad quickly. Drinking milk is easy to cause gastrointestinal discomfort, and severe diarrhea and gastroenteritis.
2.3 The thermos should be washed regularly, and the importance of cleaning should not be neglected because the thermos can’t be seen inside.
In general, the thermosflask is more suitable for storing boiled water because it can keep a constant temperature inside for a long time. You’d better not put any other drinks in it.
3. Stainless steel cups
It is not a big problem to hold ordinary water, but if it is used to hold acidic drinks, such as juice, coffee, carbonated drinks, etc, it may be easy to precipitate heavy metal substances, so it is not safe.
4. Paper tumbler
It just looks sanitary and convenient, but in fact, the pass rate of the product cannot be judged, and it cannot be identified with the naked eye if it is clean and sanitary. Some too white disposable paper cups, may have fluorescent whitening agent, which is bad to our human body.
5. The glass
So what exactly is a healthy cup?
There’s no doubt about it: the glass is by far the best for drinking! The glass is mainly made of silica, which has stable chemical properties and is not easy to react with other substances. Even if it is an acidic or alkaline drink, it can be stored for a long time without worrying about poisoning. In addition, the surface of the glass is smooth and easy to clean, and bacteria and dirt are not easy to grow on the side of the glass.
However, the glass is heavy and it is easy to break ,the two facts may become its disadvantages.