Scott Stevens

By Scott Stevens

LifeBuzz Staff

25 Scary Reasons Never To Microwave Your Food.

#6. X-rays, gamma radiation and nuclear medicine oh my!

These are types of ionizing radiation and they are all inside your microwave. When the heat is generated inside the radiation comes with it and isn't good for the body.

 X-rays, gamma radiation and nuclear medicine oh my!

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#7. It also takes a lot of the good taste out.

A lot of foods get so hot that they lose the nutrients and other vitamins that are in the food. A microwave not only cooks the food but cooks it too much.

It also takes a lot of the good taste out.

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#8. Eating a lot of microwaved food can lead to serious health risks.

A person that eats a lot of food cooked in microwaves can suffer from lower red blood cell count and fewer white blood cells. A study once showed a direct link between the two.

Eating a lot of microwaved food can lead to serious health risks.

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#9. A lot of the good taste is left behind.

As mentioned a moment ago, the heat that foods endure inside a microwave can ruin it. The nutrients can be destroyed during the cooking process.

A lot of the good taste is left behind.

#10. Steaming is a better option.

Steaming your food will leave a lot of it in tact. It will also leave all of those nutrients and vitamins right where they belong.

Steaming is a better option.

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