The Five Second Rule: if food falls on the floor you can safely eat it if you pick it up within five seconds. I wrote a popular post on this last year and it’s a topic that resurfaces all of the time — recently in The New York Times. The Truth About Five Seconds (or […]
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Also the three second, eight second, and you name the number rule. No kidding. So why is it a bunch of baloney that when you drop a slice of bologna on the floor as you are making a sandwich for lunch, even if you reclaim it right away — certainly in three or five seconds, […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.