Microwave ovens and health

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AndyBa
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Microwave ovens and health

Postby AndyBa » Feb 21, 2007 12:59 am

I stumbled across some sites that state it's not healthy to eat microwaved food.
How true is this?

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Postby BigBecka » Mar 26, 2007 9:39 pm

Hmmm, I remember reading something like this too, but can't find anything now... :-?

I do know that you have to be careful when microwaving food that is wrapped in cling-film: some types of cling film can leach toxins into the food.

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Re: Microwave ovens and health

Postby Sergio » Mar 31, 2007 10:03 am

AndyBa wrote:I stumbled across some sites that state it's not healthy to eat microwaved food.
How true is this?

I think those sites are mostly exaggerated, they claim that microwaves change molecular structure of the food.

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Postby Red Jester » May 9, 2007 2:30 pm

I've always thought that eating microwave food has got to be F-ing me up in some way or another. . .

I'm sure we won't find out for another 20 years or so.

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Re: Microwave ovens and health

Postby meign » Oct 1, 2010 1:05 am

I have discussed that to a doctor friend of mine and he told me that heating food in a microwave oven can kill some of the nutrients that food has...

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Re: Microwave ovens and health

Postby expialidocious » May 19, 2018 7:28 am

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Neither microwaves nor the temperatures commonly achieved in microwave ovens are adequate to kill C. botulinum spores or to inactivate the toxin. - Anaerobic Infections: Diagnosis and Management


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