Top
10
Doctor insights on: Eating Stale Food

Share
1

1
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. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,405 doctors shared insights

Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


2

2
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). ...Read more

3

3
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. ...Read more

5

5
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. ...Read more

7

7
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. ...Read more

8

8
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. ...Read more

9

9
Could eating sour food give you adrenaline?

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

10

10
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. ...Read more