When a person eats spoiled or infected food, he becomes a victim of food poisoning. Food can become contaminated at any time from growing to harvesting, from storage to preparation of food. The main reason for food contamination is the spread of harmful organisms from one surface to another. Food poisoning is also known as foodborne illness ie ‘foodborne illness’.
It can be caused by the consumption of infectious organisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites etc. or food that has been contaminated by them. Symptoms of food poisoning include diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting. In mild cases it gets better with home treatment but some people may need to go to the hospital for treatment. People shy away from every meal when they have food poisoning, but there are some foods that can be eaten when there are mild symptoms of food poisoning, they relax the stomach and help in flushing out toxins.
The first symptom of food poisoning is vomiting or diarrhea, due to which fluid and electrolytes are removed from the body. In this case, coconut water helps in maintaining the fluid level and calming the stomach.
The best way to reduce the symptoms of food poisoning immediately is to consume ginger tea. The antimicrobial agents in ginger can help fight foodborne pathogens and speed up the recovery process. For better results, 2-3 ginger teas can be drunk daily.
Yogurt is a type of antibiotic, so it should be included in the diet in the treatment of food poisoning. Add some black salt to it and eat it, then it will give fast benefits. Apart from this, by adding water and sugar to curd, diluting it and drinking it like lassi.
Having anti-fungal properties, eating garlic can relieve the problem of stomach ache. It also provides relief in diarrhea. If you eat raw garlic cloves with water on an empty stomach in the morning, you will feel the benefits soon.
It is recommended by doctors to eat banana to treat the symptoms of food poisoning. It is low in fat, low in dietary fiber and non-spicy, so prevents the worsening of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, etc., caused by food poisoning.
Basil contains many biologically active compounds. Antimicrobial agents in basil inhibit the growth of Staphylococcus aureus. This is a bacteria that usually causes food poisoning. Basil leaves can help reduce stomach pain related to foodborne germs. Drinking basil juice is very beneficial.
Consumption of fenugreek seeds can reduce food poisoning symptoms such as heartburn, indigestion, abdominal pain, loss of appetite and diarrhea. It has natural digestive properties that help to relax the stomach and intestines and boost metabolism for faster recovery. For use, roast the fenugreek seeds for 1-2 minutes and then grind them. Drink 1 teaspoon fenugreek powder mixed with warm water daily in the morning.