Vegetables & Fruits that should not be eaten when fresh
Fresh Vegetables & Fruits contains a lot of maintaining vitamins that is essential for human lives.
People often thinks that, we’d better eat foods when they are fresh; otherwise, when not fresh, a large number of nitrate in them
will be changed to nitrite. However, excessive intake of nitrite will significantly increase the risk of diabetes, Alzheimer's disease,
Parkinson's disease and some types of the cancer.
Nonetheless, there are exceptions. Not all of the vegetables should be eaten when fresh. In the opposite, some vegetables sucha
as the following shouldn’t be eaten when fresh.
Fresh day lily
Fresh lily containing colchicine, absorbed by the intestine can be transformed into toxic substances in the body, causing food poisoning.
As the dried day lily in the production process has gone through fumigation, drying and other processes to remove most of the colchicine,
so eating dried day lily is more healthy Colchicine can melt in water, so either dry or fresh lily are better to soak into water before eating.
Dried fungus are safer than fresh fungus because the fresh fungus contains "porphyrin porphyrin" which is a kind of optical material. If people eat fresh mushrooms, then expose to the sun, they will get phytophotodermatitis, and perhaps also skin itching. The exposed part of the skin will appear red and swollen, itching and pain symptoms.
Dried fungus is made by exposing in the high temperature, and most of the porphyrin has been decomposed. The remaining toxins in the food before eating will be soaked and dissolved in water, so the dried fungus is non-toxic. Note that soaking the dried fungus needs changing water for several times.
Fresh pickled vegetables
Fresh vegetables contain a certain amount of nitrate, and in the process of salting, it will be changed to nitrite. Its amount reach the peak in day 4-8 when the nitrite is gradually used by bacteria, and protein decomposition products for the synthesis of sodium nitrite which can cause cancer.
Experts recommend that the best is to eat pickles after salting for twenty days.
Fruits in the orchard
When the fruits ripe, there will be picking activities in many orchards, like selfhelp picking longan, litchi, strawberry and so on.
Many people think that the fruits picked in the filed are more fresh, more "original", and healthier, and they even eat them right
after picking the fruits.
In fact, any fruits in the garden are sprayed pesticides, so there will be some pests on them. Eating them without cleaning, disinfection
or peeling off the skin is rather harmful for health
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