The Safe Food Handbook: How to Make Smart Choices About Risky Food

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Don’t wait for the next recall―choose safe foods from the start with this all-in-one guide to smart shopping, cooking, and eating out

The Safe Food Handbook is an essential guide for everyone, especially those most vulnerable to unsafe food―pregnant women, older adults, young children, those with serious health conditions―and anyone who cooks for them. Dr. Heli Perrett provides clear guidance on how to:

Recognize the riskiest foods and places to eatProtect yourself from dangerous microbes like E.coli and SalmonellaReduce toxins that build up in your bodyLearn which corners you can cut―and which you shouldn’tEnjoy your favorite foods without hurting your health or your budget

Helpfully organized by food group, The Safe Food Handbook demystifies the perils in our food―infectious bacteria, deadly molds, hormones, antibiotics, toxins, irradiation, and even wax on produce. Risks lurk in . . .

Fruits and Vegetables • Fish and Shellfish • Meat and Poultry • Dairy • Eggs • Grains, Legumes and Nuts • and even Herbs and Spices

. . . but Dr. Perrett answers your questions on shopping (“What exactly does this label mean?”), eating out (“What should I avoid in restaurants?”), and food preparation and storage (“How long can I save these leftovers?”)―so you don’t have to worry. You’ll have the inside story on what’s really in your shopping bag―and on your fork.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ The Experiment; 1st edition (January 4, 2011)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1615190171
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1615190171
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 15.2 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.6 x 0.8 x 8.3 inches

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