Molokhia Plant Care: Tips On Growing And Harvesting Egyptian Spinach

The following are some tips on growing and harvesting egyptian spinach. You may want to read the whole article before reading these tips.

What Is E. coli?

E.coli is a type of bacteria that causes food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness).

There are many types of e.coli, but they all cause similar symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting. They usually last 1–3 days after which time your body recovers without any problems. The most common source of infection is eating raw or undercooked meat from infected animals or contaminated water sources (such as swimming pools) where there is a high risk of contamination due to poor hygiene practices. Other possible sources include uncooked vegetables, fruits and unpasteurized milk.

How To Prevent Food Poisoning From Eating Raw Meat Or Fish?

There are several ways to prevent food poisoning from eating raw meat or fish. One way is to cook it thoroughly at a high temperature until it reaches a safe internal temperature (usually 165°F/74°C). Another method is to boil it for 10 minutes. A third method is to let the food cool down completely before consuming it. Any uncooked food should be kept separate from cooked food and should not come into contact with other foods. Make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly before and after preparing raw foods or coming into contact with any uncooked foods.

How Long Does E. coli

Last In Food?

The length of time that e.coli lasts in meat or fish depends on various factors such as the type of food, the temperature and how it is stored. Most types of e.coli last for 1-3 days.

Does Boiling Water Kill E.coli?

No, boiling water alone will not kill e.coli.

It must be cooked thoroughly (usually by microwave or a food processor) after it has been boiled. If the food is only slightly cooked, then the e.coli can still survive and you can get sick.

Can You Get Sick From E. coli

From Drinking Water?

Yes, you can get sick from e.coli by drinking contaminated water. The bacteria can also cause other types of food poisoning such as diarrhea (which can be caused by other types of bacteria or viruses as well) if you drink contaminated water. You can also get sick from swimming in a pool that is contaminated with human waste.

Does E. coli

Always Cause Diarrhea?

No, for most people e.coli causes diarrhea during the time of infection. However, some people may experience non-diarrheal symptoms such as stomach cramps and fever.

Is E. coli


E.coli is most dangerous for young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems (such as those with HIV/AIDS). Severe cases can be fatal, but this is rare. Most cases can be cured by taking antibiotics, although this will depend on the type of e.coli and the severity of the infection.

What Should You Do If You Get Sick?

If you start experiencing some of the above symptoms, you should seek medical attention. The first thing that a doctor will do is ask about your symptoms and possible sources of infection (such as where you have been and what you have been eating). They will then perform tests to determine if it is due to e.coli. These tests include a stool test, blood test and a urine test. If the test results are positive, then you will be given antibiotics to kill the e.coli infection.

Most people recover completely within a week or two and make a full recovery. Serious cases may require hospitalization.

How Can You Prevent E.coli?

Molokhia Plant Care: Tips On Growing And Harvesting Egyptian Spinach |

The best way to prevent e.coli is to practice proper hygiene.

Always wash your hands thoroughly before preparing food and after using the bathroom. Do not prepare food if you have diarrhea or have been in contact with someone who has diarrhea. Make sure that children are taught proper handwashing techniques and discourage them from putting unwashed hands in their mouth. If you have been diagnosed with e.coli or any other intestinal infection, do not prepare food for others until you have been cleared by a doctor.

You should also avoid swallowing water when swimming and avoid swallowing sea water. Do not swim if you have diarrhea or have been in contact with someone who has diarrhea.

If you or someone in your group has diarrhea, do not swim or surf in the ocean.

If you after being exposed to e.coli, such as by swallowing contaminated water or swimming with the bacteria, you can take certain steps to prevent infection.

You should take antibiotics and if necessary be hospitalised to prevent dehydration and other complications. Taking probiotics can also help counter the negative effects of the e.coli.

You should seek medical advice immediately if you have recently been swimming in a contaminated water source and experience diarrhea, fever or nausea.

Sources & references used in this article:

Nutritional composition of molokhia (Corchorus olitorius) and stamnagathi (Cichorium spinosum) by S Zeghichi, S Kallithraka… – World review of nutrition …, 2003 –


Oxalate content of Egyptian grown fruits and vegetables and daily common herbs by AR Abdel-Moemin – Journal of Food Research, 2014 –

Maine Grown World Crops Specialty Produce Marketing Plan by J Newton, L Patterson –

World vegetables: principles, production and nutritive values by M Yamaguchi – 2012 –



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