Category Archives: Health Tip

Keep Kitchen Utensils Clean While Preparing Holiday Meal

Cross-contamination can occur easily during cooking process, study says TUESDAY, Dec. 25 (HealthDay News) — As you prepare your Christmas feast for your family, know that a new study finds that kitchen utensils such as knives and graters are potential sources of cross-contamination that can lead to foodborne illnesses. Previous research has shown that meal…

Make Holiday Meals Safe for Kids With Food Allergies

Expert offers tips for changing recipes and keeping potentially harmful foods separate MONDAY, Dec. 24 (HealthDay News) — All the tasty foods available over the holidays can pose a potential risk for children with food allergies, an expert warns. “During the holidays it can be easy to be tempted by all the wonderful goodies that…

Health Tip: Don’t Eat Raw Cookie Dough

The raw eggs it contains can make you sick (HealthDay News) — Sneaking a bite of raw cookie dough poses a big risk, experts say. The raw eggs that are often used in cookie dough may contain bacteria that can make you sick. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions to make baking…

Health Tip: Avoid Beginners’ Workout Injuries

Start slow after checking with your doctor (HealthDay News) — Exercise can help you live longer and give you a better body. But you can hurt yourself if you overdo it or don’t exercise properly. The Womenshealth.gov website mentions these safe-exercise tips: Check with your doctor before you start exercising. Start out with short workout…

Health Tip: If You’ve Got Food Allergies

Be careful during the holidays (HealthDay News) — Before you visit any holiday buffet, be careful if you have a food allergy. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology mentions these important recommendations: Ask about the ingredients in any dish before you taste it. Remember that any food can be cross-contaminated while being prepared…