Hygiene Tips:Why and How To Wash Fruits and Vegetables


During this Pandemic, one thing is common and that is we have to maintain a good amount of hygiene. Due to the fact that this coronavirus outbreak can be easily transferred to us if we’re following bad hygiene routine.

Hygiene Tips:Why and How To Wash Fruits and Vegetables

ALSO READ: Safety Points while Shopping during Covid-19

Now, when talking about hygiene we are not simply referring to your washing hands and personal grooming but also to clear your food and environment. Keeping your surroundings clean will help you to be safe from the disease.

Dream11 Prediction for Today's Match with Flickonclick for IPL 2023

Apart from preaching about the importance of hygiene in your personal lives, we’d like to answer one of the most burning questions that we’ve been hearing from around nowadays. And it’s about the ways to wash your fruits/ veggies. The reason being that many out there have suggested using vinegar, bleach. soap or even sanitizer to wash these produce.

What do you think, washing food with soap is a good idea? Well! if you have some common sense than your answer should be a big fat NO. Because if we’ll try to wash our food with things like soap and vinegar then it’ll end up leaving a residue which is eventually harmful to us.

Also, we’d like to tell you that its not our personal opinion and we’re not your neighborhood aunty taunting you for every next thing you do.These are the guidelines by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and they tell us that we should only use plain water for the same.

And at any case, you should definitely need to run your fruits/vegetables under the water once for the current times demand that. The reason we wear face masks and other items are due to the fact that coronavirus can be contacted with things like spit particles and so on. Which can also be present onto the surface of your grocery items, so do wash them for sure.

Now, you know why to wash your Vegetable and Fruit item. Its time to know how to do that. The steps you need to follow in order to wash your food items are as follows:

  1. Clear the area and clean it as well where you’ll wash and store your grocery items.
  2. Wash the produce under cold tap water thoroughly and multiple times in order to make sure that every dirt/foreign particle is out of its way.
  3. Now, keep one thing in mind that do not wash fresh produce and store them for later on. For such cases generate a case where bacteria growth might flourish.
  4. Wash your hand before and after you clean up the produce in order to remain safe from contracting anything.

And you’re done, was it that hard. Probably no but yes there were a few extra steps includes which are necessary due to the times of coronavirus. A little extra to take care of your hygiene is the need of the hour!

Now, if you’re interested in more such stories and latest updates click the button below right now.

Follow Flickonclick on Google News

Related articles

List of Major Companies who laid off their employees due to Covid-19

The economic fallout from the Covid-19 has come to the Indian market, with major companies announcing layoffs in...

Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 Drug Shows 95% Efficacy

There is a race against time going on between the pharmaceutical companies to develop COVID-19 drug and Pfizer...

Colleges Can Be Reopened Temporarily For Conducting Final Exams

The MHA on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to allow colleges and universities to...

Maharashtra Is Forced for Lockdown: Weekend Lockdown, Night Curfew & Containment Zone Rules

It has been a whole year since lockdown and there is no sign of termination of the coronavirus....

Certain hike in Omicron Cases: Delhi Govt bans gathering on Christmas and New Year’s Eve

According to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday 22 December 2021, Delhi recorded 125 new...

AIIMS & IIT Delhi students launches Copal 19 App for Plasma Therapy patients

AIIMS uses an app called COPAL 19 which contains all the discharging details of the plasma therapy patients....

Why they say that “Abs are made in the kitchen”?

The rock hard abs that everybody instantly falls in love with are not made just by sweating uncountable...

Apana Vayu Yoga Might Save You From Side Effects of Wearing a Mask

Masks have become a part of our lives but we can't ignore the side effects of wearing a...