Warning! 10 Foods You Should Never Reheat As They May Turn Poisonous

Meat lover? Are you among those who can just pop in a bite any time of the day! Well, here’s something you must know then…

As a modern man, you are no stranger to reheating foods! Who would bother cooking up a fresh lot for every meal (right?)! In the age of processed foods, reheating is all you require!

But did you know that reheating can wreck havoc on your health?

Reheating changes the composition of food item, destroying the nutritive value of the food. It may break down the proteins and nitrates in the food, thus turning the food toxic for human health.

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Certain foods when stored at room temperature and reheated may cause disastrous effects your digestive tract like stomach upset, vomiting or even diarrhea. While some may cause mild problems, a few may lead to serious consequences.

Here are 10 foods that turn poisonous if reheated and stored improperly:

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Benefits of Turmeric Milk

Do you know that a glass of warm turmeric milk can work wonders for your health and skin? Packed with excellent healing and curative properties, it is widely acclaimed as an effective traditional medicine. And what more, you have the benefits of both milk and turmeric in one drink.

Turmeric is rich in curcumin, the polyphenol that exhibits more than 150 therapeutic attributes including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial, anti-allergic and anti-cancer properties. So, it is a possible preventive measure for almost every ailment you come across.

However, turmeric has poor bio-availability due to low absorption and easy removal from the body. Thus, turmeric should be used in combination with peppers or fats (coconut oil, flax seed oil or olive oil) for improved absorption.

Here’s how you can reap the numerous benefits of turmeric with this turmeric milk.

Turmeric milk

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Ingredients

  • 1 inch long turmeric root, washed and crushed (powdered turmeric may be adulterated so its best to use the root)
  • 1 glass of milk
  • 3 to 4 peppercorns crushed
  • Honey (as per taste)

Method

  1. Mix water and milk in a pan.
  2. Add crushed turmeric and crushed peppercorns.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Strain the mixture and drink (you can add honey as per your taste and requirement).

Note:

  • Vegans may use coconut milk or almond milk instead of cow’s milk and jaggery or maple syrups instead of honey.
  • You can add ginger, cinnamon or cardamom, as per your tastes and requirements. These herbs are rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties that may further enhance the nutritious value of the remedy.

Here are the benefits of Turmeric Milk:

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Beauty Benefits of Vitamin E oil

Struggling with rough, dry and dodgy skin and increasing pollution and rising prices are posing a threat to your beauty regime?

Vitamin E oil is the solution to all your beauty issues. It is packed with antioxidants and nutrients that work wonders for your hair, skin and nail. It is light brown/reddish in color and is widely found in several skincare formulations.

Vitamin E oil is easily available in liquid and in capsule form. The capsules can be punctured in order to release the oil for application. It helps in neutralizing the effects free radicals that damage the cells in body.

So, now give those high-end cosmetic brands a back seat and resort to vitamin E oil for a healthy, sparkling and glowing skin.

An earlier study published in the Journal of Molecular Medicine asserted that Vitamin E is the major naturally occurring lipid-soluble non-enzymatic antioxidant protecting skin from the adverse effects of oxidative stress including photoaging.

The study revealed that the antioxidative and anti-inflammatory, photoprotective and anti photo-aging property of vitamin E helps in decreasing the frequency and severity of pathological events in the skin.

Here are the numerous skin and hair benefits of vitamin E oil:

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Benefits of Saffron for Beauty and Health

Longing for a glowing skin? Did you know the solution was just right there in your kitchen? That golden spice in your cabinet with an excellent aromatic smell that you use as a seasoning or coloring agent in your dish. Yes, saffron is the catch!

Obtained from crocus sativus flower, saffron is actually the dry stigma of the flower that is deep red/golden in color and aromatic smell.

One of the most expensive spices in the world (by weight), saffron possesses excellent medicinal properties that ensure your better health. Also, the spice is rich in anti-bacterial properties, owing to which, it is often used as a beautifying ingredient.

Saffron contains carotenoids, rich antioxidants that impart a number of healing properties to the ingredient, making it ideal for treating skin tumors, improving eye vision & health and arthritis and many more. Additionally, saffron is flooded with more than 150 volatile and aroma-yielding compounds that impart excellent medicinal properties to the spice.

Here are some of the several health benefits offered by saffron:

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Top 10 Superfoods for Your Heart

It all depends on what you eat!

With all that junk around you, seldom do you realize you are actually reducing the years of your life! Changing food patterns have led to a drastic increase in number of heart ailments not only in adults but in youngsters as well.

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, every 34 seconds someone has a heart attack. Someone in the United States dies from a heart disease, every 60 seconds.

In 2011 alone, nearly 787,000 people in the United States died of different heart diseases.

Scholars point that changing patterns in diet is one of the most important reasons behind increased heart diseases. Pizzas, burgers and fries have become a part of everyday routine leading to formation of more and more bad cholesterol in body posing greater threats to heart.

Nevertheless, here is the solution. You can now go on to consume the food of your choice! All you have to do is incorporate these superfoods in your diet.

Given below are 10 superfoods for your heart

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