(ORDO NEWS) — Research shows that there are foods that, if misused, can cause serious health problems. Some of the foods that are at the top of the FDA’s most dangerous list are eaten almost every day.
This type of fish, which is one of the most widely consumed around the world, is at risk. Especially white tuna, when consumed excessively, can have a negative effect on the development of the nervous system in children and infants in the womb.
Certain types of fungi growing in nature can cause poisoning and even lead to death. While some mushrooms, which you can even find in your own garden, are capable of producing a hallucinogenic effect, others can cause much more serious harm, or even lethal outcome. It is important not to eat mushrooms that you are not sure are safe.
One of the leading causes of death from food allergies is peanut allergy. According to Time, between 1997 and 2002, allergies caused by these nuts doubled in children.
Eggs are one of the staple foods for many people. However, according to Health.com, a significant proportion of salmonellosis outbreaks are associated with egg consumption. Infection with Salmonella bacteria, which can multiply in eggs, can be transmitted to humans if this product is misused. Therefore, eggs must be properly cooked and stored in the refrigerator. As a precaution, you should avoid foods that contain raw eggs. How to determine the freshness of eggs? You can use the following simple test: dip the egg in a glass of water; if the egg lies on the bottom in a horizontal position, it is fresh; if it floats, it is spoiled.
For many of us, coffee is one of the essential components of our daily life, but it should be noted that this drink also carries many risks. Along with the effects that may seem relatively minor, such as yellow teeth, sleepless nights, dehydration, there can also be some serious consequences, such as third-degree burns when hot coffee comes into contact with the skin. In the early 1990s, an elderly woman in New Mexico burned much of her skin with hot coffee spilled on herself and sued the company she bought the coffee from. After that, a warning appeared on the cups with coffee: “Caution, the coffee is hot.”
Studies have shown that sausages can cause choking in children. 20% of eating attacks in children under the age of 10 are due to sausages.
Broccoli is one of the most popular green vegetables, but at the same time, this product is ranked number one on the FDA’s list of dangerous products. In addition to broccoli, other green leafy vegetables that we consume raw, such as lettuce, spinach, and arugula, are at the top of the list of dangerous foods. When it comes to foodborne infections and illnesses, these are the foods that must be treated with care, as they are often the source of bacteria such as E.coli. Therefore, green vegetables must be washed thoroughly before eating.
This is a highly sought-after delicacy in expensive restaurants. Oysters, if misused, can cause many diseases. Oysters live on the ocean floor and feed on plankton. If the water is contaminated with bacteria, oysters become the source of their proliferation. Therefore, when fishing and cooking oysters, certain rules must also be followed. For example, raw or uncooked oysters can cause serious ailments.
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