10 “Healthy” Foods Seniors Should Avoid Eating Altogether
Unpasteurized juice has also been considered a healthy option to high-calorie, sugary drinks and soda. The fact that it does not undergo any pasteurization process helps maintain all its nutrients and vitamins intact.
Sadly, not treating juice with heat aka pasteurization, also facilitates the growth and development of harmful bacteria, which can cause food-borne illnesses and diseases to anyone drinking the unpasteurized product, particularly seniors with underlying health conditions.
Captain’s tip: To enjoy the same benefits of unpasteurized milk without being at risk of food poisoning, opt for high-quality pasteurized fruit and vegetable juices.