Experts say that pathogens can not only remain even after cooking rice but also multiply during storage of the finished product.
Many housewives prepare food so that it can be eaten the next day. But not all dishes can be stored even in the refrigerator. Rice porridge is such a product – it should never be eaten the day after cooking, otherwise, there is a risk of poisoning.
Why rice porridge is dangerous
Raw rice contains Bacillus cereus spores, which can easily cause digestive disorders, MedicalNewsToday quotes US health experts.
Pathogenic microorganisms can not only remain even after cooking rice but also multiply during storage of the finished product. That is why eating rice porridge the next day can be twice as dangerous.
If you eat rice cooked the day before, you may experience vomiting and other problems with your digestive system.
How long can rice be stored?
Cooked rice can be stored at room temperature for only one hour, experts say.
Nutritionist Olga Koboeva said that the most budgetary porridge, pearl barley, has many beneficial properties and can be eaten by everyone without exception. Barley porridge can prolong youth, it is even called “beauty porridge”.