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MICROWAVE OVENS

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The truth about microwave oven dangers and microwaved food

What dangers if any do microwave ovens pose? Is it safe to stand near a microwave oven when it's on? Does microwave cooking introduce 'alien additives' into the food? What do microwave ovens do to our food?
Do microwave ovens cook food properly? Should breast milk, milk formula, or even blood, be warmed in a microwave oven? Should microwave ovens be used to sterilise things?

In the articles below you can read what we have found out ...

Microwave ovens - an overview
Microwave ovens - health tips
Aliens in microwaved food
Extra additives in microwaved food
Microwaved food reduces immune system

Researchers appear to have had surprising difficulty in fairly comparing the effects of conventional cooking and microwave cooking. One sometimes wonders just how objective they have been ...

Microwaved beans firmer and, well, greener
Asparagus spears lost vitamin C
Microwaves decimate broccoli
Microwaving changed amio acids
Microwave cooking neuters garlic
Turn the microwave down a bit
Microwaving reduces cancer from meat

However, our current conclusion is that microwave ovens cook food too quickly. A microwave oven which took longer to cook food (but still quicker than conventional cooking) might even damage food (e.g. reduce vitamin levels) less than conventional cooking because it often cooks at a lower temperature.

Again however, there are also those 'alien additives', and issues of safety and inappropriate use ...

Microwaves - the consequences of uneven cooking
Food poisoning probably due to microwave cooking
Microwaving zaps milk vitamin
Microwaving depletes milk formula
Never warm breast milk in a microwave
Microwaved blood kills patient

Microwave cooking in plastic containers
Zap those kitchen bugs
Microwave ovens - less sterilising

Until we have learnt how to use them safely in cooking, perhaps they are best employed nuking rubbish ...

At last - a good use for microwave ovens!

and, for interest ...

Microwave ovens - the history

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