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Wash Thoroughly Fruits and Green Leafy Vegetables before Consumption

Lot of pesticides are in use for the higher production of fruits and vegetables including the spray of poisonous chemicals over the plant and leaves.

This can be extremely harmful for the human beings and we must remain watchful and careful while using and eating such fruits and vegetables.

The fruits and vegetables which are consumed in raw form or which are grown underground essentially should be careful in consumption.

These fruits and vegetable must be washed thoroughly in clean water and also with water mixed with chemicals like potassium per magnate by killing these small germs and microbial bacteria might present and not visible with naked eyes.

It is better to consume them after water and steaming as far as possible without sacrificing the taste.

Take care in raw consumption and must wash them properly


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Bethany1202 wrote on October 15, 2014, 12:56 PM

Great reminder. Many dangerous things can lurk in fresh produce. Better to be safe than sorry!

LeaPea2417 wrote on October 15, 2014, 1:17 PM

I agree, Fruits and vegetables could harbor germs. It is necessary to clean them well before eating them

Feisty56 wrote on October 15, 2014, 2:11 PM

Something I had never considered before was the practice that some grocery stores use of those automatic water sprayers on fresh vegetables in the bins. Evidently, in addition to the germs and pesticides that may be on fresh fruits and vegetables, there is the potential for this sprayed water to contain the germ that causes Legionnaire's disease.

ashuli wrote on October 15, 2014, 2:34 PM

nowadays everywhere pesticides are sprayed over fruits n vegetables, so its advisable to wash them properly to stay safe and healthy

BarbRad wrote on October 17, 2014, 2:28 AM

So even eating those veggies that are so good for us can be dangerous if we don't process them correctly before eating. Bummer.

idyll wrote on October 20, 2014, 4:41 AM

it is so true..nowadays the veggies and fruits are grown and coated with chemical so we have to wash it carefully before having it. thanks for your reminder.

saminac wrote on October 20, 2014, 10:10 AM

My wife is little bit active while washing fruits and vegetables before consumption. But my son become crazy when he looks at different fruits. lol

PattyTherre wrote on October 23, 2014, 5:36 PM

I cringe when i see people eat fruits and veggies without washing them. Someone told me they are already washed before they get to the store. Yeah and they are sitting out in the open most of the time for people to touch and sneeze on. And even bagged, they could be harboring contaminants. It's so easy just to wash the stiff to be a bit safer.

midastouch wrote on November 9, 2014, 12:29 PM

There is no gain saying the fact that thorough washing of fruits and vegetables before consumption is the harbinger of good health. Let all abide by this simple piece of advise.

AlexisYuliani wrote on December 25, 2014, 9:36 AM

it's better to eat organic fruits n vegetables

midastouch wrote on February 15, 2015, 1:38 AM

Yes I agree with you completely
no matter how hungry we may be or how much in a hurry we are, we must not forget the basic tenets of hygiene
wash your fruits and vegetables before eating them