Wellness - Common Illnesses | 3-18 yrs

Tackling Food Poisoning In Children


Teaching your child food hygiene is very important. Unclean food habits result in illness and episodes of food poisoning. They occur when your little one eats food that is contaminated, is sold in the open, or at social functions.

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All You Need To Know About Food Poisoning

Food poisoning occurs after eating food contaminated by bacteria. The symptoms of food poisoning are basically the same as those of stomach flu: abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and fever.

The Riskiest Foods

Food poisoning is a horrible, even potentially life-threatening problem. But it's hard to determine what food is safe to eat, partly because problems are relatively rare. Knowing which foods are potentially risky can help.

Food Poisoning: Causes And Symptoms

Food poisoning occurs when children consume food or water that is contaminated by bacteria, parasites, viruses or toxins generated by micro-organisms. Read on to know the causes, symptoms and effective treatment methods.

Foodborne Illnesses: Faqs

If you have food poisoning symptoms, they are not necessarily from the meal you just ate. In fact, symptoms for the most common pathogens do not appear for up to 12 hours after eating the contaminated food, and can appear up to a week later.

Teach Your Kids Food Safety Basics

Food safety awareness is not just for adults. The sooner you teach your child about food safety, the better. Recognising signs of food poisoning and understanding the risk factors of contamination are necessary.

10 Ways To Prevent Food Poisoning At Home

Most people assume that food poisoning comes from restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets. But, you are just as likely to get ill from food prepared at home. Follow these tips to reduce the risk of food poisoning.

10 Home Remedies For Food Poisoning

Here are the top 10 home remedies for food poisoning. Also, do consult your doctor, especially if you have severe diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness or symptoms of dehydration.

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