Have you been exercise some caution on the type of food you have been eating lately? You just have to pay serious attention to your kind of meal especially if you value your health. Many of this food that looks so nice to our eyes are by no means the most riskiest food we have ever consumed. We just have to avoid them or consider eating less of them. If we failed to adhere to medical advice we will face the consequences of our action. Happy reading!
Everyone loves eggs. But eggs have some of the most important health concerns known. One of the most important concerns for eggs is Salmonella bacteria. It is harboured in the intestinal tracts of animals and birds, and is the biggest culprit of egg contamination.
Do not buy eggs if they are not refrigerated. Upon purchase, keep your eggs refrigerated. Cook thoroughly and avoid using raw eggs in home recipes. If you are at a restaurant, ask if raw eggs are used in any prepared dishes.
Seafood lovers, beware. If tuna and other fresh fish are not properly refridgerated, this underwater food source begins to release hard to destroy natural toxins, and consumption can also cause illnesses related to norovirus and salmonella.
If you love sushi, keep it cold! Make sure tuna has been kept on ice. But if it’s kept higher than refrigerator temperature, you can risk bacterial growth.
Lettuce, spinach cabbage, kale and arugula can pose health risks. Improper production, handling and preparation can lead to contamination fro E. coli, noro virus and salmonella
Always wash your leafy greens by thoroughly soaking them in a large bowl of water ( not running water ) dry before eating.
Raw or undercooked oysters can sometimes pose a health risk.
Know the source of your oysters and make sure they are stored in cold temperatures.
Potato salads and other potato dishes improperly prepared may pose the greatest health risks for consumers.
Scrub away the skin debris before peeling and eating
The consumption of non pasteurized cheese increases the risk.
Go for the pasteurized milk or cheese.
Almost half of all ice cream out breaks occur in private homes, most likely due to the use of undercooked eggs in homemade ice cream. Ice cream scoops can potentially carry hazards like salmonella and staphylococcus. Like soft cheeses, soft icre cream can cause problems for pregnant women who are more vulnerable to the threats of listeriosis
Ice cream is not a risk for most people consuming commercial or store bought brands. Just be wary of home made type that might harbour bacteria from raw eggs used in preparation.
Tomatoes are also considered one of the most risky foods. The biggest reason has to do with the existence of salmonella bacteria which makes its way into tomatoes through small cracks in the skin , the stem scar or the plant itself. Unless the food is cooked, salmonella is tough to eradicate.
Wash tomatoes thoroughly. Cooked tomatoes will most definitely kill any bacteria lingering on the skin.
When persons with weak immune systems are the most prone to illnesses after consuming raw or undercooked sprouts
Limit the intake of sprout if you have a weak immune systems.
Over the years, some of the most popular berries have been linked to thousands of illnesses such as diarrhea, dehydration and stomach cramps.
Wash thoroughly! Pesticides can penetrate to the fruit of think skinned berries so be wary.
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