You can rarely find a person that thinks microwaving is bad. This cooking activity is simple, easy and convenient, something that modern people are looking for. The microwave oven is part of the average American household for more than 3 decades now. This was a truly revolutionary invention back then because it directly affected our eating habits. But, have you ever wondered whether this cooking solution is actually healthy and safe?
According to many experts, the simple answer is negative. The truth is that there are healthier and better options out there and by using these alternative methods you can rest assured that you have used all the nutrients found in the food you consume.
A microwave is a specific type of radiation that doesn’t produce ionization. For those who didn’t know, ionizing radiation is able to alter the electromagnetic structure of any atom.
In this way, the nature of the interaction between these atoms and other molecules and atoms around them is changed. Gamma radiation, X-rays and certain medical procedures like barium swallows, CT scans and mammograms are specific kinds of ionizing radiation.