Although it won’t harm your health to store these 15 foods in the fridge, it is better to keep them at room temperature. Storing these common food items in the fridge can ruin their flavor, change their texture, or make them go moldy very fast.
If you keep fresh basil in the fridge it will wither faster and absorb the smells of other foods in your fridge. Better keep it out the fridge in a glass of fresh water. Or freeze them for later use.
In the fridge, onions will turn soft and moldy. They are best kept in a dark, cool area that is well ventilated. Separated them from your potatoes to avoid onions to rot faster.
Just as onions, garlic is best kept in a dark, cool place. When stored in the fridge they lose their flavor, go moldy, or sprout.
Potatoes are best kept in a paper bag in your pantry or root cellar to avoid them to rot fast. In the fridge the starch in your potatoes will turn to sugars more quickly.
5. Winter Squash
If you leave your winter squashes – like butternut, spaghetti, or acorn squash – in your pantry they will last longer and taste better.
Tomatoes lose their flavor when stored in the fridge. They stop ripening and the cold temperature even change their texture. So best leave your tomatoes out of the fridge in a paper bag or basket.
Green bananas should be kept at room temperature for proper ripening. When dark spot start to appear you can store them in the fridge to preserve them longer. The skin will turn brown, but the banana inside will not turn mushy.
For the best flavor, keep melons on the counter at room temperature. Once cut store in the fridge for up to 4 days.
9. Citrus fruits
Citrus fruits – like lemons, limes, and organs – are best kept in a cool dark place at room temperature to increase their flavor. They will keep for about a week, after that best place them in your fridge to preserve them for longer periods.
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If you store apples in the fridge it will ruin their flavor and texture. Store on the counter for up to 2 weeks. If you want to preserve them longer, store in your fridge.
11. Unripe fruits
Unripe fruits such as peaches, nectarines, apricots, avocados, or berries are best kept outside the fridge to ripen and increase their flavor. When ripe, eat them or store in the fridge to increase their longevity.
Keeping honey in the fridge causes crystallization and hardening. Actually there is no need to keep your honey in the fridge. When properly sealed it will keep for ages at room temperature.
Keep your oils in a dark, cool place to increase their shelf life and avoid them to become rancid. When stored in the fridge they will harden and become cloudy.
When you store coffee in the fridge or freezer it will lose most flavor and take over the odors from the foods in your fridge. Store in a dark, cool place to preserve its aroma and freshness.
Don’t store bread in your fridge, it won’t keep longer. It will dry out. Keep at your countertop in a paper bag or freeze for later use.
Which of these items are you currently storing in your fridge but actually shouldn’t be there? Before I did my research we kept tomatoes, avocados, melons, and apples in the fridge.
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By J. Davis III
Tags: HEALING | HEALTHY FATS | REMEDIES
Recently, Doctor of Naturopathy, weight-loss expert and best-selling Amazon author Liz Swann Miller, creator of the Red Smoothie Detox Factor, revealed 2 of the secrets to easy, steady weight loss. Secrets the big food corporations do their best to hide from us.
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By Richard Neal
Tags: HEALING | REMEDIES | PREVENTION
According the latest statistics, diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes in the United States is reaching epidemic levels:
Total: 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the population have diabetes.
Diagnosed: 21.0 million people.
Undiagnosed: 8.1 million people (27.8% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed).
Source: CDC Website
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By J. Davis III
Tags: HEALING | PREVENTION
I bet you can’t guess which muscle in your body is the #1 muscle that eliminates joint and back pain, anxiety and looking fat.
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d) Hip Flexors
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