Food Safety

Enteritis can be prevented with aggressive natural measures

2017-04-23 08:08
Pathogens in the intestine

Enteritis is a condition wherein there is inflammation of the small intestine. Bacterial or viral infections via ingestion cause this condition and can be prevented with natural interventions.

Enteritis, or inflammation of the small intestine, is a very uncomfortable condition which can be very costly in terms of lost productivity.

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Here is how you avoid and treat Typhoid fever

2017-03-31 22:06
Salmonella Typhi can be treated naturally

The World Health Organization estimates that there are 21 million people affected by typhoid fever every year. This disease is contracted by ingesting a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi, through contaminated water or food. Though Typhoid fever can be deadly, there are 2 approaches to avoid contracting the bacteria and 3 home remedies that will help you treat Typhoid fever.

Here are the 2 approaches that will help you avoid contracting typhoid fever

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Drinking cow milk controversial but what about alternatives?

2017-02-13 19:13
Is drinking milk dangerous to your health?

There is much controversy about whether or not you should drink milk. Is drinking milk dangerous?

Milk is a common grocery household item but for many people drinking cow’s milk can be dangerous. Are milk alternatives also dangerous for your health?

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Cook your chicken well to prevent Guillain-Barre Syndrome

2016-12-12 21:35
Cooked chicken

Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.

Chicken is a delicious and nutritious food. However it is only safe to eat if it is cooked well. Bacterium from chicken which is not cooked well can make people very sick.

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Halloween Candy Can Kill, Say Scientists

2016-11-01 04:53
Too much candy eaten all at once can kill

Halloween is over at last, but not what’s in those bags of candy your child brought home last night. While parents may be tempted to allow a child to overindulge thinking that the worst that can happen is a sore tummy that might teach him or her a lesson, scientists say that eating too much Halloween candy all at once can actually kill a child.

According to a recent ABC News report, parents need to know that eating too much candy after trick-or-treating this Halloween can result in not only an excessive amount of added calories,

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Pepper-Eating Health Warning. What's Too Hot?

2016-10-22 08:26
Ghost peppers can kill, say physicians.

While pepper-eating contests are part of the fun of a pepper fest, they can do more than just give you a really bad case of heartburn. Here’s how one man nearly died after eating a pepper with a score of more than 1,000,000 units on the Scoville scale.

According to a recent CBS News story, a 47-year-old man found himself near death’s door after a ghost pepper-eating contest that burned a 1-inch hole in his esophagus.

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Food Safety Tips for Blackouts

2016-10-12 09:27
Tricks for keeping food cool after the power goes off

Do you know what temperature your fridge should be maintained to keep food safe? How about your freezer? And, what if there’s a power outage? Find out with these food safety tips for keeping your food cool during a blackout.

The latest hurricane threat is over, but it’s just a matter of time before another one hits or some other act of nature knocks down a power line and causes a power outage in your home.

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Two Dangerous Things You're Doing With Your Food

2016-09-16 21:14

Here are two unsuspecting ways your food can get contaminated and cause your body harm. You've probably done both at least once, and may still be doing them everyday! Heard of the five-second rule? As a kid you probably swore by it. But scientists are finally handing down an official verdict on its efficacy. They also found that sharing spoons can increase your risk for cavities!

The Truth About the “Five-second Rule”

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Lawyer Lists Top Foods to Always Avoid

2016-01-29 00:49
Doctors agree with lawyer on risky foods to avoid

Would you take health advice from a personal injury lawyer? You just might if he specializes in food poisoning lawsuits and is recognized by healthcare providers as a food poisoning expert whom they agree is correct regarding his list of top foods to avoid.

According to a recent CBS News report, Bill Marler—an attorney who specializes in food poisoning lawsuits—recently published an article in Food Poisoning Journal the six foods in

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Will You Make These Food Mistakes This Holiday Season?

2015-11-09 21:10
Common holiday food mistakes in the kitchen

Would you lick a raw turkey? Maybe not intentionally or even during a double-dog dare, but Today show co-host Matt Lauer essentially did exactly that in this video. Find out what other holiday food mistakes you could be making this Thanksgiving season.

According to a recent episode of Today, co-host Matt Lauer made one of the biggest cooking blunders a person can make in the kitchen—touching raw meat and then putting his fingers in his m

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Celiac disease alert: General Mills recalls gluten-free Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios

2015-10-08 21:22
Boxe of Cheerios Recalled by General Mills

General Mills has recalled gluten-free Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios because wheat was included in the packages but not listed in the ingredients. The company recommends that consumers with celiac disease, wheat allergies and gluten sensitivities avoid the recalled cereal. General Mills states that one facility, located in California, was affected by wheat contamination. The company has recalled 1.8 million boxes of its cereal.

The Lodi facility in California had wheat contamination that affected the oats used in certain lots of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios.

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Fungus in yogurt represents a possible threat to consumers

2014-07-11 20:45
Yogurt and milk

Contamination of food can cause very serious illnesses. Food poisoning can hit the very young and the very old particularly hard but has the capacity to cause a great deal of disability or to even be life threatening for anyone. Yogurt has surfaced as being a risk factor for fungal infection which represents a serious risk to the consumer.

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Tyson recalls 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets

2014-04-08 12:57
Tyson Foods voluntarily recalls chicken nuggets due to possible contamination.

Tyson has voluntarily recalled chicken nuggets sold at Sam's Club.

If you have any chicken nuggets in your freezer from Tyson Foods, you may want to toss them out. The company has voluntarily recalled over 75,000 pounds of its frozen chicken nuggets, which are sold at Sam’s Club locations throughout the United States.

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New evidence arises that bisphenol A can be harmful

2014-01-13 07:17
A baby drinking milke out of a plastic bottle

Bisphenol A (BPA) in plastics appears to be associated with serious health problems. There has been a great deal of concern over the years about the potential health hazards from bisphenol A in products which we eat and drink from. These fears have not been exaggerated.

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GMOs – What They Are and Why You Want Them Out of Your Food

2014-01-06 08:23
GMO in food

General Mills has recently issued a statement that Cheerios will now be available free of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Most of us probably weren’t even aware that the top-selling breakfast cereal even contained these concerning ingredients. Exactly what is a GMO?

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Great Christmas Gifts for Your Gluten Free Family and Friends

2013-12-20 08:18
Gluten-free Christmas Gifts

After you have tossed all offending foods from your pantry, the next hardest thing about living gluten free is preventing cross-contamination, especially when you live in a household of both gluten-eating and gluten-free people. One tip from celiac disease experts – you really must have on hand certain kitchen items that are dedicated to gluten-free foods.

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Will we finally be able to say goodbye to artificial trans fats?

2013-11-07 20:16
FDA moves to ban trans fat in food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking a stand on unhealthy trans-fat, also known as partially hydrogenated oil that the agency says is a health threat. The agency is looking to ban trans-fats in food, except those that are regulated and approved.

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Nothing done to curb health threat of antibiotics in your meat

2013-10-27 01:05
Red Meat

It really isn't any wonder that smart consumers are adopting a vegetarian diet. Our meat is laden with antibiotics. According to a new report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Sustainable Living, the result of industrial farming practices pose a public health threat that the government and meat industry seem to be ignoring.

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