Food preservation is about the ways and means which help to preserve food. Food spoils from bacteria if it is not treated. For thousands of years, humans have used methods of preserving food, so that they can store food to eat later.
What are food preservatives?
The 5 most common food preservatives.
Salt. That’s right – salt. …
Nitrites (nitrates and nitrosamines). Nitrites are preservatives added to processed meats (sodium nitrite 250 and sodium nitrate 251)
BHA & BHT. …
Sulfites. …
Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Benzoate and Benzene.
What are the best food preservatives?
Garlic. Garlic has anti-viral properties that help in fighting bacteria, both in your body and food
Pink Sea Salt or Himalayan Sea Salt. Salt has long been touted as one of the best natural preservatives and if it is Himalayan salt, it is even better.
Spicy Ingredients.Lemon.Vineger. Sugar.