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Causes Of Food Poisoning That You Should Avoid

Food poisoning is simply an illness caused by consuming food contaminated with viruses, bacteria, toxic substances, or parasites. Food poisoning is also defined as a foodborne illness. This causes an infection or irritation to your digestive tract that is gotten from the food or drinks you consume. Viruses, bacteria, and parasites found in certain foods cause food poisoning.

Examples are A-coil, staphylococcus, salmonella, norovirus, etc. They can lead to inflammation of the intestines or stomach. Most cases of food poisoning are undercooked or raw meats, undercooked eggs, dairy products, unclean fruits, and vegetables, etc. Food poisoning can be life-threatening in some cases. It comes with certain symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pains and cramps, blood in their stool, which is also called rectal bleeding, blood in their vomits, etc.

So it's important to always properly clean and washes your food and fruit before consumption. For adults, it usually takes up to a week to recover properly, but for children and the elderly, the symptoms are usually very extreme and it takes a longer time for them to recover properly. People with a higher risk of getting food poisoning are people with serious medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes, etc.

People with a weak immune system, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and people with an It is very necessary for us to properly wash, store, and clean all food and fruits before consumption to prevent any form of toxic or bacteria-causing virus from getting into the stomach or intestine.

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