From Peeling an Orange to Sleeping, Are You Doing These Common Things Wrong?

Playing The Right Way to Peel an Orange and Eat Cheetos

There are multiple ways to eat common foods and chances are, you've got it all wrong. 

Peeling an orange can be really tough, but there is actually a no-fuss way to get to the fruit, as lifestyle expert Erika Katz shows Inside Edition.

"You're gonna score the orange, be careful not to go through the flesh,” she said as she sliced through the fruit's skin.

Then just slide a spoon underneath the skin to lift it up and simply remove the rind. You can repeat it on the other half of the orange. 

Cheetos can be addictive, but they can also leave an orange mess on your fingers. 

To avoid the annoying cheesy buildup, Katz recommends eating Cheetos with chopsticks. 

It may be packed with flavor, but garlic can leave an irritating smell on your hands. To keep the stink away, Katz advises rubbing your hands on a lemon first. 

Washing your knives in the dishwasher can be bad for the blades as humidity can cause a rusty situation. The blades can also dull because they could jostle around. The best solution is to avoid the dishwasher entirely and wash by hand with dish soap.

It may be common to wash chicken before preparing it, but that can get bacteria all over your sink. Instead, Katz recommends skipping that step entirely, as cooking the chicken will kill harmful bacteria. Just remember to wash your hands after handling the meat.

After showering, most women dry their hair by rubbing a towel on their head, but this can make hair frizz.

The better method involves patting hair to get the water out, according to Katz. 

Speaking of hair, using the same razor blade repeatedly for a shave is wrong. Instead, experts say you should change the blade every five to 10 shaves.

"If you don't, you're more likely to cut yourself from a dull blade," Katz said. 

When you snooze, you lose — at least when it comes to sleeping. Therefore, when your alarm goes off, just get out of bed. 

Dr. Raj Dasgupta says you're better off staying asleep until the last possible moment to keep your sleep cycle from becoming fragmented. 

And when in bed, sleeping on your stomach is not a good idea. 

"When you wanna take a breath in, what happens to your chest? It goes out, but you are flat against the bed, so bad for the lungs, bad for breathing, bad for the back [and] the neck," Dr. Dasgupta said. 

Instead, try lying on your back or side instead. 

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