If our food is not clean, then we could face a lot of health problems later on. Often We may not face any immediate illness after eating unclean food, but still it could harm over a long time. So, it is not at all advisable to eat any food that is not clean.
Unclean food can mean food prepared using insufficiently cleaned liquids, water, grains, flour or vegetables. Food becomes unclean even if one prepares or cooks unclean utensils. Even after preparation, if we do not keep lids on the utensils properly, or store them properly the food may become spoilt. It is also important to preserve food carefully in refrigerator. Further, it is also important to eat hot food and not when it is cold.
When we eat unclean food, it contains germs, bacteria, worms, and insects. Also the food could be fermented or oxidized. These cause some stomach related troubles like constipation, indigestion, and gastric troubles. Further, some infections in stomach or intestines could develop. Generally, when children drink unclean water in villages or towns, they get dysentery. Many persons show signs of vomiting the food out. Our body defence mechanism cannot recover easily from the damages if we eat unclean food regularly.
Certain small effects of unclean food, can show up in the form of allergies. Infections inside the body can spread and may cause incurable diseases. If viral infections are contracted through water or food, then it can become severe too. Use of antibiotics to cure such viral infections makes a person very weak.
Unclean food or water may contain dust. That may get collected in kidneys and develop as stones. This results in a lot of pain and will need treatment over a long duration.
It is advisable to eat hot and cleanly prepared food from quality sources. We should not be lazy not to clean our kitchen and our utensils. Unclean kitchen also contributes to unclean food.