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Leftover Foods that should not be re-heated

All of us, very often prepare meals for several days and subsequently re-heat them. However, some foods change their composition and lose their nutritional properties, and even become toxic. Here's what some of these are :
Mushrooms

Mushrooms are best consumed immediately after preparation, and if they stay for another day, it is better to eat them cold. This is true for soups, as well as for risotto, which are made with mushrooms. While re-heating mushrooms there is a change in the composition of protein, and even a change of taste in food. They then cause a variety of digestive problems, and lose their health benefits.


Chicken

Just as with mushrooms, with re-heating meat there is a change in the composition of proteins. It is therefore not advisable heating at high temperatures, especially chicken, which contains more protein than red meat. If you heat it, you better put it on a lower temperature and heat it longer.


Potato

Potato is a highly nutritional food which we should not re…