The Real Cost Of Microwaving Food

Microwaves are a convenience in the kitchen but the trend in recent years has been to move away from them. There are a number of microwave facts that are simply alarming.

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In recent times we have made some big changes to our lifestyle. We have removed Fluoride and Meat from our diet and the TV is now in the shed. These changes have affected our lives in the positive and we have more time to self discover and meditate.

We have also been much more conscious of the amount of hidden sugar in foods and stopped using our microwave completely.

via Alkaline Diet 

We came to the conclusion that Microwave radiation is not safe. Regardless of your thoughts, it would make sense that non-microwaved foods would have to be more nutritionally beneficial. The above infographic from Alkaline Diet has some alarming facts.

Microwaves do not heat food evenly. It cooks from the inside out. We also may be defrosting prior to cooking so it is getting a double hit of radiation. It also changes the chemistry of food, which in turn affects the chemistry in your body. It also creates Carcinogenic compounds. Fresh is always best and rather than heat up that cold cup of Tea or Coffee, why not make a fresh cup and take a walk outside while you wait. The cost to your health to save a few minutes here and there, really isn’t worth it.

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Microwave Oven Dangers Video

Dr Steve Weston has some interesting facts to share about microwaving food. We were interested to find out that the food value plummets when microwaved over using the stove.

He suggested that Broccoli when cooked in the microwave loses well over 90% of its antioxidant properties compared to around 11% loss when cooked on the stove. We recommend you view the video above and draw your own conclusions. Click Play above ^

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