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Critical. Diarr hea. After eating fcooked food. In fridge not freezer?

Critical. Diarr
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After eating  fcooked food. In fridge not freezer?

Get to urgent care: Go to an ER if needed - this can be serious untreated and relatively simple if treated well. Don't think about it - go! We who attain a certain age need to be careful if we want it to go on increasing well. ...Read more

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Is heating food in microwave oven before eating good for health?

Is heating food in microwave oven before eating good for health?

Sure: It's harmless. There are a bunch of internet hoaxes about supposed dangers of microwaving. Ignore them. ...Read more

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Is safflower oil burned when used for cooking toxic?

Maybe: If an oil is burned with cooking it often has a lot of byproducts and contaminants from combustion that would not make it very tasty to eat anyway. It may not be toxic but i would not recommend that you use it anyway. ...Read more

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Can't we use olive oil for cooking on high flame?

Olive oil: Olive oil is highly combustible and therefore it is not recommended for cooking with a high flame. ...Read more

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Do microwave ovens kill nutrients in vegetables.

Do microwave ovens kill nutrients in vegetables.

Yes, some!: Depends on the vegetable, the nutrient (vitamins-minerals remain!), and how much microvaved-nuking is down! if properly cooked, most will remain. But the juices will contain some, and should be saved! ...Read more

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My mother cooks food with a pressure cooker 99% of the time. Is pressure cooking the same as regular cooking? Are we losing nutrition by pre. Cooking?

My mother cooks food with a pressure cooker 99% of the time. Is pressure cooking the same as regular cooking? Are we losing nutrition by pre. Cooking?

It's fine: No she is ok. But I am a fan of raw food and nutrients as well. Our bodies love variety, so a salad or quinoa "pasta" salad every once a while for some ruffage in the colon is good. Insoluble fiber! ...Read more

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Is food cooking on painted cookware (enamel) dangerous as toys with lead paint?

Is food cooking on painted cookware (enamel) dangerous as toys with lead paint?

Only if the enamel..: ...Is in itself toxic. Oaxacan pottery, from mexico, is a famous offender. ...Read more

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Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?

Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?

U r adding irritants: to your already inflamed airways, better avoid those irritants till you sort out what kind of inflammation you have, whether allergic or non-allergic chronic inflammation, meanwhile use saline nasal washes often. See an allergist/Immunologist for evaluation, check aaaai.org, or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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What oil to use to cook foods that are cooked on high heat? (coconut oil vs canola oil etc. Etc.). Cook a lot of indian/ pakistani foods.

What oil to use to cook foods that are cooked on high heat? (coconut oil vs canola oil etc. Etc.). Cook a lot of indian/ pakistani foods.

Depends: Ghee (choose organic) has one of the highest smoke points. Virgin coconut has a relatively low smoke point, and for higher heat cooking, one may want to use expeller pressed coconut oil. More info: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2012/12/cooking-oils.Html. ...Read more

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Can foiled, frozen cake in the freezer harbor bacteria such as listeria? I'm 36 weeks pregnant and craving some baby shower cake...

Can foiled, frozen cake in the freezer harbor bacteria such as listeria? I'm 36 weeks pregnant and craving some baby shower cake...

Listeria: Anything is possible, but this would be highly improbable, and this infection is incredibly uncommon under any circumstances. Best wishes and enjoy your cake. ...Read more

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Are microwaves really harmful? I mainly use them to cook frozen veggies and heat milk.

Not proven: Unfortunately, there are no research studies currently studying the effects of microwave. ...Read more

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Is microwave choclate cake dangerous?

Is microwave choclate cake dangerous?

All cakes are: Cake is oil + sugar + flour, with little or no fiber, and very little protein. That means cake is dangerous (basically, it's junk food). However, good cakes are delicious, so eating a little every now and then is fine to do. How a cake is made (steamed, baked, microwaved, etc...) doesn't add any danger to the cake, but frying it (as in donuts or fried twinkies) adds even more oil to the cake! ...Read more

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Can i eat food cooked with alcohol during pregnancy? I ate a shedded beef taco and didn't know they put cooking wine in before cooking.

Can i eat food cooked with alcohol during pregnancy? I ate a shedded beef taco and didn't know they put cooking wine in before cooking.

Cooking with alcohol: People sometimes cook with wine or other alcohol to flavor a dish. The actual alcohol usually cooks off through the heating process. So you should be fine with your pregnancy in eating such foods. Drinking alcohol would be very different, though. ...Read more

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At what temperature can cooking oil become carcinogenic?

At what temperature can cooking oil become carcinogenic?

1000000000 degrees: Not sure it can....Unless you're smoking it! ...Read more

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Will cigarette toxins contaminate food?

Will cigarette toxins contaminate food?

It depends: If the cigarettes are being ground up and placed in the food, it could contaminate it. Cigarettes being smoked could make the food less palatable due to odor -- but less likely to directly contaminate. Smoking while preparing food in restaurants may not comply with food safety regulations. ...Read more

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Disaster (fire, vandalism, water) happen to patient records?

Disaster (fire, vandalism, water) happen to patient records?

Depends: In case of disaster, the patient records might be lost if they are on paper or stored on a computer server. Nowadays, more and more doctors offices have "cloud based" EMRs (electronic med records) so even if a clinic were to be destroyed, the records are safe. It's a good idea to keep your own set of "records" in case of disaster (meds, important medical information) that you can take with you. ...Read more

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Can cooking veg in the oven destroy the nutrients?

Can cooking veg in the oven destroy the nutrients?

Yes: Excessive heat can destroy, disrupt, denature some nutrients and proteins but may also kill harmful bacteria. ...Read more