Are Microwaves Safe?

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NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
26 Jun 2020

The hazards of microwave ovens may not be what you might expect.

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I imagine eggsplosions were not what you were expecting. Neither was I! My next video explores what I suspect is the more pertinent question for most: The Effects of Radiation Leaking from Microwave Ovens (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/The-Effects-of-Rad

For another indirect risk, though, see my video Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/butter-flavored-m

Microwave cooking is actually a very gentle cooking method when it comes to retaining nutrient content. See my video Best Cooking Method (https://nutritionfacts.org/vid....eo/best-cooking-meth

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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