Home » Diet and Nutrition News & Advice » 10 Foods to Keep Out of the Fridge

10 Foods to Keep Out of the Fridge

Diet and Nutrition News & Advice, Featured, Mobile Slider Featured

If you’re like most people, you’ve got limited space in your refrigerator. But there’s good news, many foods that we typically stuff in the fridge don’t need to stay cool in order to stay fresh. In fact, some of the most popular ingredients can be kept on the counter or in the pantry for days or even weeks before they go bad.

The question is which ten foods can you extricate from your fridge?


1. Tomatoes

Most of us immediately throw all of our produce into the refrigerator the moment we get home from the grocery store. But some produce items, like tomatoes, don’t need to be kept cool.

In fact, tomatoes actually taste better if they’re left out of the fridge. Putting a tomato in the fridge can, in many cases, turn it into a mealy, disgusting mess. The exception is if you’ve cut and only used part of a tomato. At that point it’s best to place them in a cool place.


Next »

Activebeat Videos

5 Foods You Should Eat Daily
5 Foods You Should Eat Daily
6 Foods You Should Never Eat
6 Foods You Should Never Eat
5 Worst Drinks For Your Health
5 Worst Drinks For Your Health

More on ActiveBeat

  • 12 Easy Ways To Burn 100 Calories
    Maintaining a healthy weight and staying fit doesn’t require as much effort as you might think.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 10 Weight Loss Rules to Rethink
    With so much misinformation and controversy in the world of nutrition and weight loss it can be hard to decide what diet advice you should be following.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 10 "Healthy" Snacks to Avoid While Trying to Lose Weight
    Snacks can sometimes wreck our diets. This is due to the fact that we plan and focus on meals so much that the in between times when hunger strikes, we reach for a healthy snack,...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 9 Diet Mistakes That May Be Slowing Your Weight Loss Efforts
    Trying to lose weight, or maintain a healthy weight, can be a guessing game. Oftentimes we find ourselves plateauing or gaining back weight for what seems like no reason, which can...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 6 Important Nutrients to Weight Loss
    When you think of losing weight, you probably automatically think of ways to eat less.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 7 Reasons to Eat Better that Have Nothing to Do with Weight Loss
    In the dead of winter, it’s difficult on to focus on the weight you’ve packed on while hibernating and binge watching Netflix.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 6 Carb-Rich Foods that Actually Help Burn Calories
    If you're watching your weight, the word carbohydrates probably conjures feelings of fear in you. However, carbohydrates are an essential part of our diet.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 12 Fun Ways to Burn 100 Calories
    How do you plan to stay healthy this year, this season, this week, or today? Chobani, the popular Greek yogurt maker, is celebrating the release of Simply 100 Crunch, a yogurt...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 6 Exercise Tricks To Curb Post-Workout Cravings
    No two activities quite go together like exercise and eating. While you may think of eating as a way to fuel your fitness efforts—scientific evidence supports the reverse fact...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 7 Weight Loss Tips from Around the Globe
    Whether it’s sipping tea to shed unwanted pounds in South Africa or sprinkling spices on curries to blast fat in Malaysia—let’s take a look at seven much-utilized weight loss...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 10 Tips for Overcoming a Weight Loss Plateau
    You have been on a new diet and exercise regime for the past few months. You have been making phenomenal strides as far as weight loss and added energy.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 10 Foods that Fill You Up While Keeping You Trim
    If you’re aiming to shed pounds by cutting calories, there’s no need to go hungry. Instead, focus on the following high fiber, rich protein foods to keep you satiated while...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 8 Unexpected Appetite Deterrents and Stimulants
    Most of us are not tough enough to resist the sweet waft of chocolate chip cookies—especially when mom makes her secret recipe.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 8 Important Factors Your Scale Doesn't Display
    You’ve been eating well and exercising all week long, so when you wake up in the morning; it’s natural that you’ll hop on the old scale to see your effort melting off the...
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice
  • 15 Foods Proven to Help Fight Cellulite
    Cellulite, also known as gynoid lipodystrophy, is an aesthetic condition where fat deposits are visible underneath the skin, giving a dimpled effect.
    Diet and Nutrition News & Advice