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What are the risks involved in eating moldy bread?

What are the risks involved in eating moldy bread?

Food poisoning!: I would be careful about eating any food which has not been stored properly. This can allow bacteria and other organisms to grow and multiply. Some molds are benign and some are not. This can deliver a load of toxins to your intestinal tract. It is not sufficient to cut off the mold, because there may be more in the rest of the product. ...Read more

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Black Mold (Definition)

Molds consist of airborn spores and spreading forms (hyphae) growing on surfaces. Several species are black including stachybotrys and aspergillus. Black mold ingestion has been associated with a toxic syndrome with brain and blood disorders. Most patients do not ingest black mold so the correlation with their ...Read more


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What are the risks of eating pork?

What are the risks of eating pork?

Depends: If properly cooked, pork does not pose any risk. If inadequately cooked, you put yourself at risk for food poisoning, parasites, and other problems. ...Read more

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What are the risks of having a?Moldy fish tank in the kitchen?

What are the risks of having a?Moldy fish tank in the kitchen?

Poor fish: Minimal, except for lack of aesthetic value. The likelihood of significant airborne mold exposure is low. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of a raw food diet?

What are the disadvantages of a raw food diet?

Vit. deficiencies ;: Many people feel good on a raw food diet, but many feel much worse. If you eat a raw vegan diet you will become deficient in B12 ; other vitamins/minerals unless you supplement- but you could have raw fish (sashimi). Some key nutrients are better absorbed when cooked. According to chinese medicine theory raw foods rob the body of "vital heat" creating energetic imbalances. See comment for more:. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with eating unsafe foods in pregnancy?

What are the risks associated with eating unsafe foods in pregnancy?

Gastroenteritis: Eating spoiled food or undercooked meat can give you gastroenteritis (nausea, vomiting and diarrhea). This is bad enough when you are not pregnant but completely horrible when you are pregnant. You can become dehydrated. Rarely infections like listeria which comes from spoiled food can cause a miscarriage. This is very rare however. ...Read more

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How much high is the risk of getting salmonella eating raw eggs and what are the factors that could influence the presence of salmonella?

Salmonella/raw eggs : Usually if eggs are bought at the supermarket they have been processed to sterilise them. But lately I have found chicken poop on some eggs int he cartons. Best to wahs them well and if you realy eant raw eggs buy the liquid version in cartonssicne this is for sure been sterilised. ...Read more

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What are the benefits from eating the fruit MANGO?

What are the benefits from eating the fruit MANGO?

Plenty: Eating fruits and plenty of them is beneficial for the health. Diet rich in fruits and vegetables lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and certain cancers. Mango has plenty of good nutrients for the body, and you can enjoy as many as you like in a given day. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating yogurt?

.: You get calcium, caloroes, protein from the diary product and also has probiotic bacteria which will be beneficial for you digestive system. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of not eating meat?

What are the health benefits of not eating meat?

Reduced disease risk: A large body of research shows that vegetarian diets are "associated with lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, less obesity & consequently less heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and mortality."-quoting from www.Vegetarian-nutrition.Info/updates/vegetarian_diets_health_benefits.Php/ vegetarians live longer. However, there is some debate about why- see my comment:. ...Read more

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Does it matter if Eggs are fed an omega-3 rich diet? What's the health benefits of eating those types of eggs?

Does it matter if Eggs are fed an omega-3 rich diet? What's the health benefits of eating those types of eggs?

Omega 3 has a lot: of research to support its benefits for brain, eyes, skin, mood, cholesterol lowering, etc. Eggs w/omega 3 are good. A high quality marine fish oil would give a better dose. May help the itching you mention. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some of the dangers of eating a bag of sunflower seeds a day?

What are some of the dangers of eating a bag of sunflower seeds a day?

Sunflower seeds: Benefits outweigh any dangers. Examples are high content of essential fatty acids such as linoleic acid, dietary fiber, tryptophan, vitamin b1 & e & folic acid, and the cholesterol lowering phytosterols. The only negative is that if the seeds are old, ingesting them might cause stomach irritation with bloating & diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are the health implications of eating gmo foods?

What are the health implications of eating gmo foods?

Probably REALLY BAD : The reason i hedge a bit is that there have been absolutely no studies done showing gmo foods are safe (or harmful) for humans. However, many animal studies have found disturbing evidence of significant harm to health & there is no reason to think humans would not suffer the same adverse consequences!see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ for a detailed discussion & useful links. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eating doughnut with mold?

What are the causes of eating doughnut with mold?

Poor eyesight?: Someone might eat a doughnut with mold, if s/he cannot see it has mold on it. The person might also have poor judgment about what's safe or desirable to consume. Some -- such as elderly people with dementia -- might not realize food has been in their refrigerators or cupboards too long. They need help from others to keep edible foods available and accessible. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of geese feces? What are the danger of playing in geese feces infested area?

What are the health risks of geese feces? What are the danger of playing in geese feces infested area?

Like : Like other animals, feces from geese contain high levels of bacteria. Some of the bacteria commonly living in bird feces are harmful to humans. These include strains of e. Coli, salmonella, campylobacter, and listeria. Avian influenza could also be spread through this route, but this has not been observed on a large scale to date. Infections contracted from geese typically cause severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Severe cases can lead to intestinal bleeding, kidney failure, septic shock, and death. Flocks of geese can leave impressive amounts of feces in the ponds and lakes they frequent, and lead to high bacterial levels in the water. Splashing, wading, swimming, or drinking contaminated water can lead to infections. It is wise to avoid playing in areas with large numbers of geese or their feces. ...Read more

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