Healthy food handling

  • Charles Tennant
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  • 10/10/2017
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    To live a healthy and a safe life, it is quite essential that we must always take care of our diet. An unhealthy diet will always lead you to many diseases and the treatment will eventually weaken your muscles and tissues. Prevention is better than cure. It is always recommended to eat fresh and pure food, which is already in contaminated from unhealthy food products. When you intake unhygienic food, this can result in a certain illness which is mostly called food poisoning’.

    According to a research held in America, it was found out reading some facts and figures that 1 out of every 6 American is suffering from food poisoning and it is all because of eating contaminated food and drinking impure water.

    Symptoms of illness caused by unhealthy food

    It is always observed that when you eat unhealthy food, you will catch a certain illness within 1 to 3 days of eating that food. There have been some abnormal cases when the sickness popped up in a patient even after 20 minutes to 6 weeks of that food. In case of eating unhealthy food, there are very common symptoms you will observe as a sign of the illness about to occur.

    They mostly include severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Apart from all these symptoms, you might also be able to face some cold, flu, fever and pain throughout your body.

    Steps to handle food safely

    Keeping a food item safe and protected from any sort of bacteria attack is not a very easy job to do. It does require a lot of hard work and primarily a very clean kitchen. This is the main thing to keep the bacteria away from touching your food and you can enjoy the benefits of having healthy food.

    This is very important o keep some crucial tips and suggestions in mind because if an individual catches a certain disease, he might get rid away from it early but for some, the disease may linger on and can cause some life-threatening issues. It is always recommended to play the safe way when it comes down to food.

    Some people might be very prone to be attacked by the food illness disease. They can be pregnant women, infant, young children, older people. So, one should follow these steps to stay safe.

    1. Clean the food

    Before and after handling food, you should wash your hands properly for almost 20 seconds with a very reliable soup or solution. This process should be repeated if you have been playing with your pet, changing the baby’s diapers or using the washroom.

    Your kitchen utensils must also be cleaned with hot soapy water after the preparation of every food.

    2. Separate the food items

    All the food items must not be kept in the same cabinet or in the same place in the refrigerator. There are some of the food products that must be kept away from the rest of the food items. They mostly include poultry, raw meat, seafood, egg and egg products. This is done to restrict their bacteria from entering the other food products and contaminating them as well.

    3. Cook at an accurate temperature

    We always do neglect the fact of the importance of cooking at a right and appropriate temperature. Undercooked food is just simply toxic to health, and it should always be avoided. One should never develop the habit of eating undercooked food as it can cause to certain diseases.

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    4. Chill the food products

    Some of the food products must never be left on the kitchen counter or under the sun. They do require proper refrigeration and it should always be provided to them promptly. The food left in the refrigerator should always be marinated.