Studies on Aluminium Toxicity through Cooking Utensils in the Foods of Tribals of Purnia District (Bihar)


Affiliations

  • Purnia College, Department of Chemistry, Purnia, Bihar, India
  • M.J.M. Manila College, Department of Home Science, Bihar, India

Abstract

Aluminium is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust. It causes potential toxicity and hearth hazard when ingested in excess. Aluminium ingestion has been implicated in diseases like osteomalacia, dialysis encephalopathy and Alzheimer's disease. Aluminium may enter into the body through food, water or air borne dust particles.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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