Contaminated food disease

What are the type of diseases are caused by food?

Health advice on food contamination

Food is not the sole known cause of any disease. It is merely fuel that makes all parts of the body function properly and well. Without food, it is quite obvious that any living being would perish and die. If you feel that any disease is caused by food, you should know that it is not the food causing the problem, but the way it is eaten. That is to say a person's lifestyle, improper intake of food, inappropriate eating and irregular eating habits which cause any food-related problems.

It is also good to know that there are types of food which can actually cause health problems when consumed in excess or on a regular basis. Basically, all fatty foods fall in this particular category. If you subsist on a diet that comprises only fatty food, and do not supplement it with healthy and nutritious food as well, you will find that your overall health will suffer. It is equally essential to exercise and work off excess fats that you have consumed to keep all body parts in good working order. If you fail to control your diet as well as do not maintain a regular routine of exercise, you will find yourself in unhealthy situations.

answered by G M

It is not clear what remedies you are looking for exactly. There are probably a thousand diseases that can be caused by food. Are you currently suffering from some disease that you think is due to the food you ate or are you simply looking for information in order to take precautions? As far as taking precautions goes, the standard general advice applies. Hygiene is of course extremely important, and you should also pay attention to the quality of the food you eat. This does not of course necessarily mean buying the most expensive products. It is also important to cook food well, particularly meat, as many pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasitic worms, are transmitted through food.

Apart from transmitting disease, the food you eat can itself cause disease, particularly if the intake is excessive. You should of course avoid overeating at all times, but you should also ensure that you do not eat too much of any one particular thing. A balanced diet is extremely important, with neither an excess nor a complete lack of any nutrient. Although an excess of fat in the diet is the cause of many diseases, a complete lack of fat can be extremely harmful as the body requires fat in able to process and absorb many substances.

answered by G R

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