The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1-in-6 people will suffer from a food borne illness each year. So what can you do if Aunt Ida’s potato salad went sour, or you ate bad sushi at the new Japanese restaurant down the block?
First, know the signs. Many other illnesses have similar symptoms to food poisoning. A good indicator is that food poisoning usually sets in four to 48 hours after consuming tainted food, according to WebMD. Symptoms can include stomach cramping and pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.
Here are some tried-and-true home treatments for food poisoning.
WebMD recommends calling a doctor if: