Almost everyone has a microwave at home, because it is convenient to heat food. However, some foods are not suitable for microwave heating, such as poached eggs, breast milk, green leafy vegetables and processed meats, because they may produce toxins due to microwave heating, causing certain health diseases and affecting your life.
1, Which foods cannot be heated in a microwave oven?
1.Do not microwave boiled eggs
Whether it is in a shell or not, microwave poached eggs will accumulate a large amount of moisture, which will cause the microwave oven to behave like a pressure cooker and the eggs will explode. Even more frightening is that eggs may not explode when heated in a microwave oven, but may explode in your hands after being taken out.
2. Don’t microwave breast milk
Many mothers will freeze breast milk for future use, but never use a microwave oven when heating. Because microwave can’t heat breast milk evenly, it may cause baby scald and damage the nutritional content of breast milk.
3.Do not microwave processed meat
Processed meat contains chemicals and preservatives that extend shelf life. These microwaves can affect your health. Processed meat can form cholesterol oxidation products after microwave heating, which leads to coronary heart disease.
4. Don’t microwave chicken
All poultry, including chickens, contain some salmonella infections. Therefore, they need to be thoroughly cooked to eliminate bacteria. Because the microwave oven cannot heat uniformly, bacteria may survive.
5.Do not microwave green leafy vegetables
No matter how much you want to use the remaining leafy vegetables as leftovers, you should not microwave them. Because highly concentrated nitrates will reheat and turn into toxins, becoming carcinogenic nitrosamines.
2, how to eat healthy food?
1, eat all at once
No matter what food, it is best to eat it all at once, do not eat at alternate meals. Because reheating may produce toxins and affect health. Try to prepare the right amount of food so you can eat it all at once.
2. Healthy cooking methods
When you cook food, it is best to cook it in a healthy way, such as steaming, boiling. Avoid frying as much as possible, as high temperatures can produce toxins and cause you to consume too much oil and calories.
3. Avoid putting too much seasoning
The most healthy way to eat food is to eat its original flavor. Although seasoning can help improve the taste of food, it may also increase the burden on the body and cause health problems.