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Doctor insights on: Eating Stale Food

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Is it unhealthy to eat stale food?

Is it unhealthy to eat stale food?

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 oxdidated food might taste unpleasant but is not harmful. But the spoiled food should be discarded as it might contain toxins or bacterial that could be harmful.

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Why should we not take stale food?

Why should we not take stale food?

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 rancid over time and can end up being toxic. Choosing fresher foods is preferable (except for foods that are intentionally aged).

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Which food groups should I be eating?

Which food groups should I be eating?

My plate: Please consult the fda/cdc website on food pyramid and my plate to get started.

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What foods should I be eating while taking sibutril 15mg? I'm on my third day.

See details: The same foods you should be eating f you are not taking it. A low carbohydrate diet is essential to lose weight.

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Is eating spicy food good for skin?

No effect: Spicy food will not make the skin better or worse. However, the spicy food can make you skin smell of the spices.

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Can eating junk food worsen anxiety?

Can eating junk food worsen anxiety?

May be: Junk food is not good for your health.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine

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Is eating cold food bad in sinusitis?

Is eating cold food bad in sinusitis?

Should be ok: As long as the temperature of your food or drink does not cause pain or discomfort, eating cold foods should not interfere with sinusitis symptoms or treatment.

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When should babies stop eating baby food?

When should babies stop eating baby food?

No fixed age: You can transition the child, after six months of age, to regular food as the child tolerates it. Eating baby food will not adversely affect the child's health.

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When should babies start eating baby food?

When should babies start eating baby food?

4-6 months: Most babies will do fine with breast fe eding or bottle feeding alone for six months. But some seem hungrier and you can introduce solids as early as 4-5 months.

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Could eating sour food give you adrenaline?

Not connected: Sour food will not promote secretion of adrenaline. it may promote gastric acid excess.

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Does eating spicy foods make you lose weight?

Does eating spicy foods make you lose weight?

No: They do not. They marginally increase your metabolism. But eating spicy foods is no way to lose weight.

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How to stop eating junk food and lose weight?

Have you a mind: Of your own? There are no short cuts and you must look to the renewed vigor and health that you will bring to yourself.

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Can body odor be caused by eating spicy foods?

Can body odor be caused by eating spicy foods?

See below: Pepper spices generally don't but several other "spices" do. Turmeric is one major one. Cumin can too. But if you practice good hygiene and use deodorant, you should be ok. That shouldn't stop you from consuming them though. Turmeric, for example, is excellent for health. It's been shown even in western research to fight cancer and infections.

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Could eating bad foods help boost immune system?

Could eating bad foods help boost immune system?

No: I don't know what you exactly mean by bad foods. However, eating properly is important for proper health, nutrition and the immune system.

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Can eating junk food/fast foods give you anxiety?

Can eating junk food/fast foods give you anxiety?

Anxiety: Not directly. But if you have indirect feelings regarding body image, obesity, or over all health, can cause some feelings of anxiety.

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Is it possible to contract aids from eating food?

Is it possible to contract aids from eating food?

No: We all eat food. See this site for information on HIV transmission. http://www. Cdc. Gov/hiv/resources/qa/transmission. Htm.

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How to know when do babies start eating baby food?

How to know when do babies start eating baby food?

Baby food: Babies generally will start eating between 4 and six months of age who are meeting appropriate developmental milestones. Here's a great resource: http://www. Healthychildren. Org/english/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/pages/switching-to-solid-foods. Aspx.

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Can eating certain foods stimulate the male libido?

Can eating certain foods stimulate the male libido?

Not likely: Libido is complex interplay of general health, hormone status, mental state, personality make-up etc. A well balanced diet, exercise and general fitness may improve one's sex life.

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