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Help prevent further incidents of food poisoning.
Each year, millions of people get food poisoning and thousands die
To control nausea and vomiting be sure to avoid solid foods until the vomiting ends.
Taking slow, small sips of liquids can help avoid vomiting and dehydration.
How, when, and if you become ill after eating contaminated food will depend on the ‘bug’, but also the amount of exposure, your age, and your health. Food poisoning can be especially dangerous, and even life-threatening, for people with weakened immune systems.
Often lasting several days, the length of food poisoning will depend on several factors like the kind of bacteria or virus you contracted, and the state of your immune system.
Infectious organisms like bacteria, viruses and parasites are the most common causes of food poisoning.
Food poisoning is caused by eating contaminated food that is handled or cooked incorrectly before it reaches your plate.
Stay hydrated and replenish the fluids your body is losing to diarrhea or vomiting.
Properly restore electrolytes by drinking beverages like Pedialyte, Ceralyte, or Oralyte to prevent dehydration. Sports drinks like Gatorade should not be used because they do not restore the necessary balance.
If you're able to keep down fluids do, slowly introduce foods that are easy to digest like bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast; commonly referred to as the ‘BRAT’ diet.
If you experience symptoms of food poisoning, such as diarrhea or vomiting, drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.
You should seek medical attention from your doctor or healthcare provider if you have symptoms including any of the following:
The most common symptoms of food poisoning include nausea, upset stomach, stomach cramps or abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever.
Incorporating vegetables into your diet provides health benefits, especially when you select and prepare them in a safe manner. It is extremely important to add vegetables in your diet because it provides you with nutrients that help you avoid heart disease, stroke, and cancer. To some, eating vegetables help them lose weight.
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