A microwave oven is often a life saver but misuse can also harm you. Did you know that some foods are not fit for microwaving?
Let’s have a look.
Compared to normal heating methods, heating breast milk on high heat in a microwave increases E-coli growth by 18 times.
Broccoli loses up to 97% of its beneficial nutrients when heated in a microwave with water.
Avoid defrosting frozen fruits in a microwave as it can convert beneficial glucoside and galactoside into carcinogenic substances.
- Live bacteria will grow and multiply when the meat reaches 4 – 60oC
- If you cook meat longer than 6 mins in a microwave, it will lose half of its B-12 content.
The plastic can release harmful toxic chemicals into your food when heated