With the pandemic taking toll all over the world, we need to be more and more cautious about what we consume and how we clean the stuffs bought from the market specially thinking about fruits and vegetables because they are not meant to be sanitized or to be washed by soaps and detergents.
Natural cleaning is the only option that is left with for us for staying healthy and also away from the virus. Strong immunity is all that we need to fight against this virus and it is important to take every action possible towards attaining it. And also running water over fruits and vegetables in the meanwhile circumstances feel unsatisfactory and dubitable but this is all we can do. Still there is nothing to worry about. If you feel unsatisfied running water over the fruits and vegetables just dip the fruits and vegetables for a few hours in hot water and chances are that most of the germs come out of it.
Here are few tips you should apart from the facts mentioned above.
Wash your hands properly before washing the fruits and vegetables. We already know washing hands is the most important thing we can do from our side. So before touching the fruits and vegetables make sure that you wash your hands first.
Use a brush or sponge if you want to! While cleaning root vegetables like potatoes or carrots, a vegetable brush or sponge should be used to ensure all dirt is removed. Some vegetable like berries require extra attention than other vegetables. Make sure you rinse them in running water and remove the pathogens. It’s better and safer for you if you boil your food such as meat before consuming. This will make sure that no germ stays on it for long.