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Make sure your food is cooked thoroughly


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Wash fruit and vegetables properly


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Safely thaw frozen food


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Use caution when eating out


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Only drink water that you know is safe


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Avoid unpasteurized foods


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Limit soft cheeses


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Avoid raw foods


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Choose desserts wisely


Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian. In addition to writing for HealthCentral, she has spent her career working at Johns Hopkins and is also an adjunct faculty instructor for Excelsior College. Carmen has over 20 years of experience in nutritional counseling, education, writing, and program management and is a certified specialist in adult weight management. She enjoys educating her students and clients about how nutrition affects the body and its role in overall health and wellness.