It is a common practice to make food, store the leftover and reheat it at the time of consumption. A microwave is your friend when you need to reheat the food. It is easy and convenient. However, reheating some foods can make them dangerous for consumption. Here is the list of foods that you should never reheat. (ALSO READ 5 harmful food combinations you must avoid).

Eggs

Hard-boiled egg

Hard-boiled egg

Eggs contain protein and it should be consumed fresh. Reheating a scrambled or boiled egg can make it toxic. It can be bad news for your tummy.

Potato

Potato

Potato

Potato should also be consumed fresh. Also, you need to refrigerate the leftover immediately as leaving it at room temperature can cause growth of microorganism. This can turn the vegetable toxic. Reheating this food will cause loss of nutrition. (ALSO READ Vegan Diet: 10 Best Vegan Sources of Protein That Will Help You Build Muscles).

Chicken

Popcorn chicken

Popcorn chicken

Like eggs, chicken is also rich in proteins. Eating the reheated chicken can lead to digestive issues. If you have cooked chicken stored in your fridge, use it in cold salad instead of reheating it. If you are reheating it, cook it thoroughly.

Mushroom

Mushroom

Mushroom

Mushroom is another vegetable that you should eat fresh. Reheating will deteriorate the proteins present in mushrooms and can negatively affect your digestive system.  (ALSO READ 5 reasons to eat 4 soaked almonds in the morning every day!).

Spinach

Spinach and tomatoes

Spinach and tomatoes

Loaded with iron, nitrate and other nutrients, spinach is should be eaten fresh. Reheating can cause the conversion of nitrates into nitrite. Nitrites can combine with amines to form carcinogenic compound. Avoid reheating spinach.

Although it is easy to reheat and eat, do not reheat these foods. Eat healthy to stay healthy.