The Most Dangerous TikTok Food
This alarming "sleepy chicken" trend resurfaced early in 2022 after first showing up on social media a few years ago, says Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD, of Street Smart Nutrition
Toaster Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
TikTok is filled with hacks on how to make things better and faster. So that's probably how the idea of sticking a cheese sandwich into a toaster to yield grilled.
Washing raw chicken
If you love tuning into TikTok for recipes, you may have come across a tutorial that starts with a creator washing their chicken breasts. But this is actually a food safety no-no
Nacho tables became the supersized version of nacho platters, with heaps of tortilla chips and toppings spread out on foil and covering an entire table beckoning communal grazing.
What I Eat in a Day' videos
The trend of content creators documenting what they eat in a day may not be concerning from a food safety standpoint, but it's still dangerous
A glut of energy drinks
Energy drinks can have 200 milligrams or more of caffeine she points out. The excess caffeine, Harbstreet explains, can result in heart palpitations, nausea and vomiting,
Drinking chlorophyll water
While adding chlorophyll drops into your water is likely safe, believing the claims that your green water can have curative powers takes the trend too far
Pre-workout is a dietary supplement that is marketed towards gym enthusiasts, and you may see some fitness influencers in your feed "dry scooping" before they hit the gym.
lemon in coffee
Will squeezing a lemon in your coffee help expedite weight loss, as some on TikTok claim? Sorry, there's no evidence to support that theory
Putting garlic in your nose
TikTok have claimed that putting a clove of garlic in your nostril will clear out your sinuses. But this is a horrible idea, cautions Victoria Glass