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Does Freezer Burn Affect Nutrient Levels In Foods
Freezer burn: Yes. Freezer burn affects the quality of the meat frozen and usually ruins the taste and destroys some nutrients. It may still be safe to eat, but it will taste bad. ...Read more
How many days can baby home prepared food preserve its nutrients in the fridge not the freezer compartment?
1-2 days: After this period the chances of bacterial growth increase and nutrient quality also changes. Prefer fresh made home foods and finish them within this time period. ...Read more
Careful Care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from excess temperatures. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) helps. Avoid any further damage such as excess cold or heat as this can cause more damage and scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. Keep covered. ...Read more
My husband has freezer burn on his lower abdomin from work. He says its very painful. What can we do to ease it or take it away?
SImple basic care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from temperature extremes.It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) will help. Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently help and keep the area protected from trauma. No antibiotics. ...Read more
I don't think I'll : Ask how that occurred. If wounds are significant then you should seek medical care. O/w consider applying aloe vera sap directly from the leaf of the plant several times per day. Usually store bought aloe lotions ; gels are not effective as the aloe concentration is too low. ...Read more
Can you still get same nutrients from fresh frozen fruit in the freezer section of store vs. fruit in the produce section?
Pretty close. Maybe: a little less.. Just don't overheat or overcook them. ...Read more
I have freezer burn..is blistering a good sign or no? How long will this last and scarring?what should I use to get rid of it?
Freezer burn: any kind of "burn" may cause blisters. The important thing for patients to know is 1. Extent of burn 2. Certain locations of burn 3. Infection 4. Sensation is intact or not. I am assuming that since you are posting it here, it is unlikely above are true. If you are losing sensation, facial burn, superimposed infection or any other worriesome symptoms, it worthwhile to go to ER. ...Read more
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