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Microwaving Food in Plastic May Be Hurting Your Health

July 10, 2015 by

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by Margaret O’Malley If you’re about to nuke your leftovers in a plastic container, you might want to dirty another dish. When heated, harmful chemicals in plastic can leech into your food, potentially increasing your risk of high blood pressure and insulin resistance, according to a series of new studies out of NYU Langone Medical Center in […]

5 Myths and Facts about your Microwave

February 10, 2015 by

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Did you see American Hustle? Remember that scene where Jennifer Lawrence’s hilarious, mouthy character Roslyn almost burns down the house by putting a meal in the microwave that’s covered with tin foil? In a fit of anger, she tells her husband, Irv, (played by Christian Bale) that he never should have brought that thing in […]

13 Random Things You Shouldn’t Microwave

July 9, 2014 by

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The microwave is a pretty miraculous device. Perfect for leftovers, the appliance is a staple in many a kitchen. However, some containers—and surprisingly some foods—do not belong in a microwave. It is pretty common knowledge that aluminum foil should not be put in the microwave because it’s flammable, but many other materials are equally as […]

Definitive Guide to Reheating Food

June 17, 2014 by

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The Huffington Post | By Julie R. Thomson There’s nothing better than opening your fridge and remembering that you have spaghetti left over from the night before. It’s like winning the jackpot, but better because you get to eat it immediately and there’s no greater score, if you ask us. Leftovers can make a quick […]

Does microwaving food remove it’s nutritional value?

January 21, 2014 by

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I always think twice about using the microwave for anything besides popcorn in a paper bag or my morning coffee reheated. If I have ldinner eftovers that I need reheated, I wonder if my oven is  better or should I just zap it for the convenience. I really don’t think about nutrients. My head is always […]