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Is it ok to eat stale food

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Mostly not: Most food gets stale from drying and fat oxidation. Some get stale from outright spoilage growing mold and bacterial contamination. The dry, fat oxd... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 24 years experience
Chance of infection: The longer food sits the more likely to have bacterial growth. The vitamin and enzyme content also tends to decrease. In addition fats in food get ran... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Gi & Pain: You may have two things going on. Please see your doctor to have your GI symptoms checked out. The pain may be another matter but your doc will tell... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Sparingly: Ideally, you should not eat fast food at all, whether exercising or not. But, it's probably ok once in a while when you can't get real food (e.g. Tra... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Ilacqua
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 47 years experience
Try not to chew in the area where Alvogyl was placed to reduce risk of dislodgement. It does not dissolve and will need to be removed once dry socket... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
You can be human: I assume you are on a weight loss or restricted diet. One of the important things to plan to be successful is to make sure the experience is not so m... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Baskin
Orthodontics 28 years experience
See your ortho: They'll give you a list of non-no foods. Basicly nothing sticky and no chewing ice or pencils, etc. Nothing too hard.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Generally safe: Potential problem with individuals phenlketonuria. May cause or aggravate insomnia in elderly.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
You can but...: Much better to eat sauteed, grilled, or baked! less breading and fat. This is an overall health issue, not just gaining muscle.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
You very much can: But need to take the same precautions as if you were eating out anywhere like: - avoiding high salt containing menu items - avoiding raw or undercooke... Read More

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