Canned Fish Nutrition and Safety Concerns

Canned Fish Nutrition and Safety Concerns

Fish is not only a miraculous food with many positive health benefits, it is also delicious to eat. This is why more and more people are having fish for dinner more frequently than ever. In addition to providing health benefits and satisfying the palate, people having a fast-paced lifestyle look for ways to have fish in an instant. This is why canned fish is becoming more popular these days. The miracle foodFish is rich in protein, which is perfect for tissue building. Unlike fatty meat products…

Microwave Cooking: How Safe Is It?

Microwave Cooking: How Safe Is It?

The Microwave is a standard kitchen fixture in any household. Microwaves are convenient. They cook food really quick. But is it safe to microwaves for cooking?How microwaves cook food?To find out if microwaves are safe, find out how it works. How do microwaves cook food? Microwaves use magnetrons. They are high-powered vacuum tubes that create coherent microwaves. These magnetrons convert electrical power into very short radio waves ( 4 inches crest to crest). The magnetrons transmit these short…

Canned Food: How Long Can You Keep It

Canned Food: How Long Can You Keep It

A woman was cleaning out their pantry and found a three-year-old can of chicken noodle soup. To her surprise, it was still good. Which brings us to the question: How long can you keep canned foods?How long you can keep canned food?Canned foods prepared commercially have a relatively long shelf-life compared to other food products. Depending on the type of canned food, the length of time that you can keep it ranges from months to years. High-acid foods like fruits, fruit juice, pickled products, …

Preventing Food Poisoning

Preventing Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is always a common threat for people. It can be a distressing as well as a life-threatening problem that can affect anyone. The problem can either be visible or invisible. There are certain food-borne organisms that can infect a person without showing any symptoms and there are others that can have symptoms that vary from mild stomach discomfort to severe dehydration and diarrhea. Food poisoning can happen to anyone if he or she is not careful with what they consume. There are dif…

Farmed Salmon vs Wild Salmon

Farmed Salmon vs Wild Salmon

It does matter if you are eating a Farm raised Salmon or a Wild Salmon. 98% of the salmon consumed in the country are in fact raised in farm so most people does not really care if they are eating something that has been raised in a farm or in the wild. Farm raised salmon develops more fat compare to wild salmon because it is has a small place to go around to and also because it is privileged with a lot of food to eat.Salmons no matter how healthy they are for the heart may also be dangerous beca…

Summer Food Safety

Summer Food Safety

Summer is always a good time to eat outdoors. As we all get ready to plan and prepare for our outdoor summer events, remember to keep safe. Here are some tips you might find useful: The Right TemperatureKeep hot foods hot and cold foods coldFoods should not be kept between 40-140 degrees Fahrenheit, as this is considered the “danger zone”.Do not let left over foods sit outside for a long time. Indoors, not more than 2 hours. Outdoors, not more than an hour. When packing foods, remember that they…

Choosing Toxin-Free Fish

Choosing Toxin-Free Fish

Health experts agree that eating seafood gives you the much-need omega-3 fatty acids that keep your heart and brain healthy. However, they also warn that some can actually be toxic. Toxins like PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and mercury are present in a variety of fish because of living in polluted water, or because of eating smaller fish that have toxins. Also, fish living in the ocean are prone to ingest toxins that they themselves produce, like their own waste.Eating fish that have signific…

How to Prevent Food Poisoning

How to Prevent Food Poisoning

Foodborne illnesses, also known as food poisoning, is a common problem that can be life-threatening. The hard part about it is that in some cases, people infected with food poisoning may be symptom-free. Meanwhile, those who do have symptoms would exhibit signs such as mild intestinal discomfort, severe dehydration, and even bloody diarrhea.It is very important to take steps to prevent food poisoning. Because of this, you need to follow these rules especially at home.Wash your hands – This is th…