Microwave oven is one of the most familiar appliances in every kitchen. Almost every American home has a microwave .The convenience they offer is undeniable in terms of cooking fast food and re-heating already cooked food and that’s why people from different economic backgrounds have a tendency to install it in their kitchens. Microwave ovens are help people to boiling water, heating milk, and to cooking fast food items like cakes, popcorn…etc especially people who busy with their jobs or stay away from their families. However, convenience like this comes with a price, because you get what you pay for. According to a study conducted by Swiss scientist Hans Hertel, using microwave to cooking food are depletes its nutritious qualities and high radiation deforms the molecules in food. Some people have lingering doubts that cooking food with microwaves somehow makes food less healthy .Is microwave food healthy?
2Harmful Effects of Microwave Ovens
Microwave ovens have advantages & disadvantages. Does the microwave kill nutrients?According to numerous researches it can sometimes weaken your immune system and may lead to birth defect which is bad. Excessive use of microwave also can increase your chances of cancer. If you accustomed to consume microwaved food for a long time it reduces your resistance to bacterial and viral infections. Microwaves can also lead to elevated blood sugar levels in certain people. But using the microwave with a small amount of water essentially steams food from the inside out. That keeps in more vitamins and minerals than almost any other cooking method and that’s why microwave food can be indeed healthy. In other hand the best healthy cooking method is one that cooks fast for a head of time, and uses as little liquid as possible. Microwaving meets those norms.