3 Effective Ways of Avoiding Food Poising this Summer

Written by Emily Clark

Are you looking forward to a wonderful summer? Beaches, warm weather and of course - BBQ's.

Along withrepparttar relaxing atmosphere and ease of preparing a BBQ dinner or picnic for friends and family come some well known risks. You are likely aware that e.coli and salmonella can cause symptoms that range from mild discomfort to life threatening emergencies. But why is this more common during summertime meals and how can you protect your loved ones without ruining your summer?

Duringrepparttar 144538 summer when we are picnicking or having a BBQ we are not preparing a meal withrepparttar 144539 usual amenities we have inrepparttar 144540 house - sink, oven, fridge. Because of this we are more likely to forget to wash hands, store food properly or even grab a clean plate to serve food.

Here are some ways you can protect yourself from summertime dining outdoors:


Fromrepparttar 144541 grocery store, torepparttar 144542 cart, torepparttar 144543 fridge, torepparttar 144544 table - keep meats and other food separated.

Always wrap meats even when thawing to preventrepparttar 144545 juices from dripping onto other foods, especially produce. Produce has been identified as a culprit in some food poisoning cases.


Wash hands, cutting boards, dishes and food.

Always wash your hands before and after preparing foods. Never serve cooked meat onrepparttar 144546 same plate or tray that you had it on when raw - make surerepparttar 144547 resident BBQ expert is given a clean plate to placerepparttar 144548 finished product on. Also thoroughly clean knives and cutting boards. Ideally you should use a separate cutting board for bread and produce and another for meat products.

Wash produce in cold water and scrub thick skinned foods like cantaloupe asrepparttar 144549 bacteria can come in contact withrepparttar 144550 flesh ofrepparttar 144551 fruit when being cut.

Discover the Positive Effects of Exercise for Diabetes Sufferers

Written by Emily Clark

There are two main types of diabetes, type I and type II. Type I diabetes is characterized byrepparttar pancreas making too little or no insulin. An individual with diabetes type I will have to inject insulin throughoutrepparttar 144537 day in order to control glucose levels. Type II diabetes, also known as adult onset diabetes, is characterized byrepparttar 144538 pancreas not producing enough insulin to control glucose levels orrepparttar 144539 cells not responding to insulin. When a cell does not respond to insulin, it is known as insulin resistance. When a subject is diagnosed with type II diabetes, exercise and weight control are prescribed as measures to help with insulin resistance. If this does not control glucose levels, then medication is prescribed. The risk factors for type II diabetes include: inactivity, high cholesterol, obesity, and hypertension. Inactivity alone is a very strong risk factor that has been proven to lead to diabetes type II. Exercise will have a positive effect on diabetes type II while improving insulin sensitivity while type I cannot be controlled be an exercise program. Over 90% of individuals with diabetes have type II.

Exercise causesrepparttar 144540 body to process glucose faster, which lowers blood sugar. The more intenserepparttar 144541 exercise,repparttar 144542 fasterrepparttar 144543 body will utilize glucose. Therefore it is important to understandrepparttar 144544 differences in training with type I and type II diabetes. It is important for an individual who has diabetes to check with a physician before beginning an exercise program. When training with a diabetic, it is important to understandrepparttar 144545 dangers of injecting insulin immediately prior to exercise. An individual with type I diabetes injecting their normal amount of insulin for a sedentary situation can poserepparttar 144546 risk of hypoglycemia or insulin shock during exercise. General exercise guidelines for type I are as follows: allow adequate rest during exercise sessions to prevent high blood pressure, use low impact exercises and avoid heavy weight lifting, and always have a supply of carbohydrates nearby. If blood sugar levels get too low,repparttar 144547 individual may feel shaky, disoriented, hungry, anxious, become irritable or experience trembling. Consuming a carbohydrate snack or beverage will alleviate these symptoms in a matter of minutes.

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