When we usually think of "health" in terms of food, we think of nutrition – what we can eat that won't make us tired of gain weight, what vitamins a certain vegetable has, etc. There is, however, another essential "health" involved in your kitchen that needs a little more attention. From why you shouldn't wash your chicken, to why bagged lettuce is kind of a bummer, these 10 important lessons highlight health and safety in your kitchen.
- 1 A Health Inspector Visited My Kitchen, and Here's What Happened
- 2 Why You Shouldn't Wash Raw Chicken
- 3 It's Official: Caffeine Withdrawal Is a Mental Health Disorder
- 4 Smart and Safe Idea: Allergy Alert Temporary Tattoos for Kids from SafetyTat
- 5 Can I Freeze My Thanksgiving Leftovers?
- 6 The Best Way to Quickly & Safely Thaw Frozen Meat
- 7 How Not To Die From Botulism
- 8 Throw Away Expired Food? Not So Fast
- 9 Why Bagged Lettuce May Be a Bummer
- 10 Is Bruised Fruit As Good For You?
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