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How to Grill Safely #GrillSafely

  How to Grill Safely What You Need to Know When handling raw meat, chicken, and seafood Separate it from other food Refrigerate it before grilling Wash your hands before and after handling it Make sure its juices do not touch other food, utensils, and surfaces Use a food thermometer to ensure it is cooked to a safe temperature Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours of cooking Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish.  Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season. Separate When shopping, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last, right before checkout. Separate them from other food in your shopping cart and grocery bags. To guard against cross-contamination, put packages of raw meat and poultry into individual plastic bags. Chill Keep meat, poultry, and seafood refrigerated until ready to grill. When transporting, keep 40°F or below in an insulated cooler. Clean Wash your hands with soap before and after handling ra

Four Steps to Food Safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill #FoodSafety

  Four Steps to Food Safety:  Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill Following four simple steps external icon at home—Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill—can help protect you and your loved ones from food poisoning. Clean: Wash your hands and surfaces often. external icon Germs that cause food poisoning can survive in many places and spread around your kitchen. Wash hands for 20 seconds with soap and water before, during, and after preparing food and before eating. Wash your utensils, cutting boards, and countertops with hot, soapy water. Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables under running water. Separate: Don't cross-contaminate. external icon Raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs can spread germs to ready-to-eat foods—unless you keep them separate. Use separate cutting boards and plates for raw meat, poultry, and seafood. When grocery shopping, keep raw meat, poultry, seafood, and their juices away from other foods. Keep raw meat, poultry, seafood, and eggs separate from all other foods in the fr

How to Eat More and Weigh Less ? #EatMoreWeighLess

  Eat More,  Weigh Less? How to manage your weight without being hungry Can you weigh less without eating less?  540 calories Have you tried to lose weight by cutting down the amount of food you eat? Do you end up feeling hungry and not satisfied? Or have you avoided trying to lose weight because you're afraid of feeling hungry all the time? If so, you are not alone. Many people throw in the towel on weight loss because they feel deprived and hungry when they eat less. But there is another way. Aim for a slow, steady weight loss by decreasing calorie intake while maintaining an adequate nutrient intake and increasing physical activity. You can cut calories without eating less nutritious food. The key is to eat foods that will fill you up without eating a large amount of calories.  If I cut calories, won't I be hungry?  Research shows that people get full by the amount of food they eat, not the number of calories they take in. You can cut calories in your favourite foods by lowe