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Doctor insights on: Ways To Prevent Food Poisoning

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How can you prevent getting food poisoning?

How can you prevent getting food poisoning?

Food poisoning: Use good hygiene, avoid handling of food by infected people, avoid use of unpasteurized milk, ensure that drinking water is clean. Many foods should not sit out at room temperatures for very long prior to consumption. ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

What foods are safest to eat that prevent food poisoning?

Washing and cooking: Thoroughly wash raw foods, such as fresh vegetables and fruits; cook foods especially meats to internal temperature of 160 degree. See this site for more info on this subject. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more

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Food to prevent dysmenourrea

Food to prevent dysmenourrea

Possibly: Poor diet in general has a lot to do with pms etc. Get rid of all the sugar stuff, including sweeteners.It may need supplements. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the safest foods to eat that prevent food poisoning?

Can you tell me the safest foods to eat that prevent food poisoning?

None: Unfortunately, there's no "safe" food that won't evercause food poisoning. This is because of the current agricultural practices in this country. However, at home, wash all of your fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, try to get organic or free-range/grass-fed/etc rather than factory farmed. Wash your countertops and dishes often during preparation. Cook at high enough temp to kill bacteria. ...Read more

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How to avoid contracting food poisioning from Restaurants and Takeaways ?

How to avoid contracting food poisioning from Restaurants and Takeaways ?

Wrong forum: There is no answer to this question other than not to eat in such places. Perhaps you can contact your public health officials where you live for a list of questionable places in your community. ...Read more

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How can food poisoning be prevented?

Short list: Wash hands well before and after handling all food. Make sure all meats are fully cooked. Do not let any mayonnaise based foods sit in the heat too long. If any food smells bad or looks "off", throw it out. Take probiotics daily to build a strong healthy digestive system impervious to bad bacteria. ...Read more

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How do you prevent food poisoning?

How do you prevent food poisoning?

Hygene, Sanitation: Wash your hands, use soap. Refrigerate foods soon after opening /serving.. Avoid foods that spoil easily mayo, milk products meats and salads if left at out at room temp. Etc. ...Read more

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How to cure food poisoning?

How to cure food poisoning?

Treatment: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for bacterial infections. Hospitalization is sometimes necessary. ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting food poisoning?

How can I prevent getting food poisoning?

Fresh food: Make all your own food. Don't eat food prepared by other people. ...Read more

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How can you fight food poisoning?

How can you fight food poisoning?

Be cautious : Of where st what you eat. When you eat out make sure your trust the food preparation and staff hygiene. Avoid ordering raw or under cooked foods. At home wash your produce well. Don't use the same cutting boards for meats as you do veggies. Wash your cutlery well. Cook your food thoroughly. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent food poisoning after eating contaminated food?

Not possible: The definition of food poisoning can be difficult since there are many possible causes for GI illness related to contaminated foods, some of which are related to preformed toxins from bacteria, some to the bacteria themselves, some to toxic materials in the food products. If you develop symptoms be sure and remember what you ate and when and where. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the safest foods that prevent food poisoning?

What are the safest foods that prevent food poisoning?

Foods: That you cook and prepare yourself. That way you can make sure they have been prepared in a safe fashion and cooked to specifications that minimize the risk of food poisoning! ...Read more

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How can I prevent food borne illness?

How can I prevent food borne illness?

Avoid infected food: Undercooked meats and poultry are the most common sources. Fresh, uncooked vegetable which have not been cleaned properly can also lead to infections. Once cooked food has been allowed to reach room temperature it is no longer considered safe. ...Read more

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How to get food poisoning?

How to get food poisoning?

Food Poisoning: Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigells, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. cholerae, C. jenui.), viruses ((Norovirus, Rotovirus and Hepatitis A)& toxins in food Ciguatera in tropical fish that have eaten toxic plankton, Shellfish fed on toxic algae, Scromboid in poorly refrigerated dark meat fish,Puffer fish. Some mushrooms > ...Read more

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How to treat food poisoning?

How to treat food poisoning?

Depends: Most food poisoning are self-limited- takes a few days to recover. But a few requires hospitalization as in the case of poison mushroom. Your question is too generalized . ...Read more

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Can you eat food to prevent cancer? What types of foods can I eat to prevent breast cancer?

Can you eat food to prevent cancer? What types of foods can I eat to prevent breast cancer?

Unclear: There is not clear evidence that certain foods prevent cancer (despite several claims) however not eating certain foods will decrease your cancer rate! obesity is linked with increased cancer rates. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Food Poisoning (Definition)

Occurs when you swallow food or water that contains bacteria, parasites, viruses, or toxins ...Read more