Something innocent as a pre-packed food mix lettuce from the supermarket can make you seriously ill!
British scientists say the salad from the store can be more dangerous than in beef burger you. Probably the nice fresh green packets cause infection Cryptosporidium. The problem can be solved if salads are irradiated special – but it will make them unmarketable.
The desire for healthy eating is the cause in recent years to increase dramatically the demand for semi – cleaned and chopped vegetable components that everyone can be seasoned at will, saving preparation time. The problem is that the green packet teeming with microorganisms, some of them powerful pathogens. Last year, namely a salad of the type associated panic gripped several cities in England and Scotland. Then about 300 people fell ill from an unknown disease, which later proved to be caused by Cryptosporidium in chopped spinach. Infected salads are also found in major retail chains in the U.S. and this had caused the withdrawal of huge amounts of food from the market.
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Experience shows cases where the salads themselves infected with listeriosis bacteria or E. coli, causing serious damage to the body – to death. The reason for all this is not enough good pre-wash of the main ingredients – leafy vegetables, their stay in closed containers, especially pre dressings added a base of egg mayonnaise.
Lettuce is suitable for any diet because it is low-calorie and high in fiber. Experts recommend consuming at the beginning of the meal before the main course because it stimulates the production of domestic juices and facilitates the digestion of food taken after her.
Lettuce juice is high in iron and magnesium is recommended for anorexia, Twitter, arthritis, edema and decreased stomach acidity. It can be added to the paste of infants or be given instead of orange juice.
Culinary advised to lettuce is broken into pieces or cut with a knife porcelain and seasoned just before consumption of olive oil and vinegar. First, add the vinegar to be able to penetrate the leaves of lettuce, then olive oil.
Salad eaten at bedtime, in many cases can replace sleeping pills. It calms the nervous system, stimulates the secretion of milk in nursing mothers and strengthens reproductive system. In elderly activates the flow of urine.