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"What studies exist are all bad news for microwaving - they universally describe some type of damage. One study showed breakdown of vitamin B-12 to inactive degradation products in microwaved foods. There's also a problem with release of potentially toxic molecules into the food from packaging designed to help brown food during microwaving. This includes items such as pizza, French fries, waffles, popcorn and breaded fish."
A member named Brenda says that a source she trusts states that "microwaving food makes vitamins and minerals useless in every food tested and reduces the bioavalibility of many nutrients. It also renders meat proteins worthless."
- Prepared meats: Formation the carcinogens d-nitrosodienthanolamine.
- Milk and cereal grains: Portion of amino acids converted to carcinogens.
- Thawing frozen fruit: portion of glucoside and galactoside fractions converted to carcinogens
- Short exposure of raw, cooked or frozen vegetables: Portion of plant alkaloids converted into carcinogens
Originally posted by fattytheking
holy crap ussr banned them 28 years ago? and we STILL use them? shouldnt scientist be checking this out? but i guess the medical companies would lose money because people would be healthier. id like to see someone do an experiment and eat nothing but microwaved food and see if they starve because it has no nutrients? they are still worth keeping around, if just for the fun you can have with them.microwave fun
Originally posted by ThePrankMonkey
carcinogens are in EVERYTHING we eat and drink, microwave or no.
Originally posted by crispexi
Now instead of microwaving food i put it into the oven or cook it. It taste's 200x better than eating some cardboard guck.