How to store food: 4 must-know guidelines
2020-09-17 09:09:54 Dr. Ana Baranda Dr. Ana Baranda

How to store food: 4 must-know guidelines

Store food properly following these 4 basic guidelines

The basis of a healthy and balanced diet is to eat food from all the food groups to obtain nutrients from different sources. In this context, storing food correctly is key to avoid its spoilage, and with it, the loss of nutrients. Here you can find 4 essential guidelines on how to storage food properly:

1. Protect products in closed opaque containers

A general rule of food storage is that products should be protected in opaque closed containers. This is because light and oxygen cause the degradation of fats and some vitamins. When food products do not need refrigeration, placing them in a cool and dry place prevents mold growth.