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Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

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Why some foods should not be stored in the refrigerator. Source: thedailymeal.com

You can't do without a refrigerator at home. This appliance is great for long-term storage of food. However, there are some foods for which you should choose a different place in the kitchen.

Nutritionist Natalia Hrechaniuk (nataliia_hrechaniuk) shared a list of foods that should not be put in the refrigerator on her Instagram page. You will only spoil it.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Bananas

At low temperatures, they not only darken and acquire an unpleasant flavor but also spoil the food that is nearby

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Pumpkin

They can be perfectly stored in the pantry or in a drawer in the kitchen. However, cold temperatures and lack of air lead to softness of the fruit and mold growth.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Tomatoes and eggplants

When exposed to low temperatures, these vegetables stop ripening, become softer and lose their flavor. They are best stored at room temperature.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Onions

Humidity in the refrigerator can increase the risk of mold growth. Store them in a dry and ventilated place.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Olive oil

Possible consequences: deterioration of taste (starts to taste bitter) and appearance of a white sediment. Store oil in a dark place at room temperature.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Honey

It does not require refrigeration. Just put a lid on it and store it in the cupboard. For flavor and consistency, this is the best solution.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Potatoes and carrots

In the refrigerator, these foods begin to sprout, rot, and form mold. The best way to store these vegetables is in a ventilated wooden box, on top of paper, or in the pantry.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Chocolate

Low temperature and humidity cause white coating on the tiles, condensation, and loss of flavor.

Bread

Humidity in the refrigerator can make bread sticky. Alternatively, you can freeze the product.

Never store these foods in the refrigerator: the reasons

Open canned food

It is dangerous to store open tin cans in the refrigerator. The metal oxidizes and gets into the food. Therefore, after opening the tin, its contents must be transferred to glass or plastic dishes

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