Products that can cause poisoning

Many people love to eat eggs, especially for Breakfast. But they can contain the bacteria Salmonella. It is therefore very important to conduct a heat treatment, because it kills germs.

Some greens, for example spinach, lettuce, arugula or Kale is an integral and useful component of many dishes. But don't forget that before getting to your Desk it may come in contact with dirty water and hands, the natural fertilizers. So rinse it, and for cutting use a separate cutting Board.

Oddly enough, but poisoning may even potatoes, specifically, salads made from it. If handled incorrectly it can remain such pathogens as E. coli and Salmonella.

Of all species of fish especially dangerous is tuna. This fish may contain scombrotoxin – poison, causing hyperemia, convulsions and headaches. If this product is stored at high temperature (above fifteen degrees Celsius), then in the cooking process it may occur the toxin. It cannot be destroyed, not even the heat treatment.

Often poisoning arise from eating cheese. It may contain the bacteria Salmonella. They are very dangerous for pregnant women because can cause miscarriage. Therefore, doctors advise expectant mothers not to cook these types of the product, like "Camembert," "feta" or "brie".

In summer, quite often there are poisoning tomatoes. They should be carefully washed before eating, and preferably stored separately from other products.

Also often occur poisoning by berries, such as raspberries, strawberries and blackberries. They often carry a special kind of bacteria that cause cramping, diarrhea and dehydration. This can be avoided by washing before eating under running water.

What to do in case of poisoning

When the first signs of food poisoning need to ensure patient absolute rest and minimize all kinds of movement. Next you need to clean the stomach to substances which caused poisoning, has not penetrated deep into the body. For this ideal activated carbon. Take it should be from calculation 1 tablet on 10 kg of weight, and drink only water.

To disinfect the stomach can solution of potassium permanganate. To bring leftover food that caused the poisoning should induce vomiting. This unpleasant procedure, but it will help the body to quickly bounce back.

If there is vomiting or diarrhoea, the patient should try to sleep. After a couple of hours it can become much easier.

Keep in the home medicine Cabinet first aid, for example, "Regidron. It is also desirable to have a "Smectite" and "no-silos".