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Beware toxic takeaways, as polystyrene food containers are hazardous to health

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You're starving and you're shopping for food. Your hands are shaking and your grumbling stomach conditions the brain to want food, any food. When this happens, you tend to grab anything convenient, especially ready-to-eat food in foam containers. 

Dietician Waewta Ekchaona said shopping for food on an empty stomach is one of the most significant threats to health as it can cause adverse health-related impacts.

"When hungry, the blood sugar level becomes extremely low," said Waewta. "So you will end up wanting to eat anything in front of you _ regardless of its cooking process or the food container in which it is served."

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