We all know that reheating food reduces its nutritional value but with our busy lifestyles, we can’t help but follow the practice. Food with less nutrition may not have any side effects on your health. But do you know that there are few foods which turn poisonous as we reheat them? Here is the list of seven such foods.

Spinach

spinach
It contains nitrates and reheating will turns nitrates into toxic, which release carcinogenic properties. Thus, experts always suggest that this veggie should not be reheated.

Carrot

carrot
Like Spinach, Carrot also contains nitrates that can turn into nitrites (toxic) if you reheat them.

Beetroot

betroot
This vegetable is again rich in nitrate content and you know by now the consequences of reheating nitrates.

Potatoes

potatoeIn case you want to reheat them later, then you need to follow this trick: Don’t leave them to cool down as they are cooked. Refrigerate them immediately. If left to cool down, the warm temperature will promote the growth of a rare bacteria called botulism in it.

Eggs

This powerhouse of protein turns toxic as you reheat. Thus, always consume them fresh.

Chicken

chickenEating reheated chicken will cause digestive troubles. However, to avoid this trouble you can follow this trick: Reheat Chicken, to at least 75°C/165°F and that also only once. Do you know that chicken contains more protein than red meat, but its benefits can be received only if consumed fresh.

Mushrooms

mushroomsLow in calories, this nutritious vegetable offers you protein most commonly found in meat, beans or grains. But the secret of receiving benefits from all these factors is eating it fresh. The protein composition of this vegetable changes as you reheat it, which can cause numerous digestive problems.