Almost everyone are reheating the leftover food in order not to throw it in the garbage. Some foods can be reheated and there is nothing wrong with that, but there are some foods that will put your family at great health risk.1

Here is a list of the foods that you should never reheat:

  1. Beets

The beets are high source of nitrate which is good for our body, but beets should never be reheated.

  1. Chicken

Chicken is one of the most often reheated foods these days. The chicken includes increased content of protein which can cause many digestive issues if the proteins are reheated. Yet, you will have no problems if you eat it cold.

  1. Potatoes

Potatoes are having very high nutritional value, and as long as they stay, the nutritional value will be reduced. In time they can become toxic too.

  1. Mushrooms

Once prepared, the mushrooms should be eaten as soon as possible. They are including proteins which can change as well as matter of a day or so, and this can result in digestive problems, similar like the chicken.

  1. Spinach

Reheating your spinach is very dangerous because it contents increased level of nitrates, which reheated can make the spinach to become completely nitrate and in this way making it carcinogenic for the body.

  1. Eggs

If reheated, they can become toxic, so you shouldnt reheat scrambled or boiled eggs because they can cause disorder in your digestive system.

  1. Celery

Celery has the similar amount of nitrate like spinach does. If you are adding the celery in your soup or other meals, you shouldnt reheat them, or if you decide to do it so, you should remove the celery.

  1. Turnips

They are also very rich source of nitrates. As mentioned above, you mustnt reheat them. In order to avoid some health issues, eat them cold.

Now when you read this article you will be probably more careful when reheating something. Consume it cold if it is something from this list.