TikTok has a lot of great hacks and food trends, like the quick n easy feta pasta recipes. But there are definitely some trends that food professionals are saying you should NOT try at all. Here are some trends Eat This says you want to avoid:

The riskiest TikTok food trends include “Sleepy Chicken,” which is the trend of marinating chicken in NyQuil. Food expert Cara Harbstreet says it is hard to tell just how much NyQuil you’d be ingesting, but she says, you’re probably taking in more NyQuil than recommended, On top of that, the chicken often looks very undercooked in most videos which is a safety concern.

Putting your grilled cheese in a toaster to cook it is dangerous as well and could spark a fire.

While some would disagree, apparently washing your chicken is unnecessary and could cause your sink, faucet, and other kitchen spaces to be contaminated by salmonella.

Spreading Nachos on a table sounds cool, but not when people aren’t washing their hands between bites.

Finally, squeezing lemon in your coffee won’t make you lose weight, you’re more likely to get heartburn and damage your tooth enamel.

What TikTok food trend seems most risky to you? Are there any risky trends you’ve seen that aren’t on this list?

Source: Eat This, Not That

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