Do you often use a microwave oven? Although it is a very practical and convenient , according to a growing body of research, microwave ovens are dangerous to our health.
How are microwave ovens dangerous?
There is 2.45 billion hertz inside any microwave and this is ok until the microwave is used for many years. This causes a leak in the microwave door. All it takes is 10 hertz to harm the body and you will not be aware until the damage is done.
How does a microwave oven harm our bodies
- Causes cancerous cells
- It is harmful for pregnant women
- Cataracts- due to our eyes lack of blood vessels to dissipate the cellular stress and heat from the microwave
- It Weakens the immune system
- It Lowers resistance to viral and bacterial infections
- It causes even more serious illnesses
Dr. Hans Hertel who is a food scientist and biologist from Switzerland, led a group of researchers to discover the harmful effects of microwaving foods. In a study conducted, involving eight volunteers that were given different foods to eat. They were given raw, cooked as well as microwaved foods. Under a controlled environment, the participants had their blood taken after every meal and the blood samples tested. It was observed that their blood chemistry was affected by the microwaved food each time they were tested.
Electromagnetic Radiation Is Dangerous To Your Health
Microwaving food has its health implications, here are reasons why you should not use a microwave oven and microwave your food.
- When you take out food from your microwave oven after cooking, you may notice that some parts of the food may be better cooked than other parts. Why this happens is because microwave radiation heats up the water or moisture in the food and this moisture cannot be even all through the food. So as a result you have an uneven cooking of the food.
- In a research conducted on the effects of microwaving breast milk, it was discovered that the breast milk lost most of its nutritional value and the natural compounds necessary for fighting and preventing diseases and infections in infants.
- Back in 1991 there was a case were a patient in an Oklahoma hospital, was given a blood transfusion from blood heated up in a microwave oven and as a result the patient died. This ended in a lawsuit.
- Even way back in 1976 the Russian Government had known of the dangers of microwave ovens and prohibited it’s sale because of its adverse health implications.
- Consuming microwaved foods regularly will increase your risk of cancer.
- You lose majority of the vitamins and minerals in your food when you microwave it.
- Microwaved food can cause colon cancer.
- It increases your risk of immune system deficiencies as your serum and lymph glands get altered.
- Microwaved food can cause poor concentration and focus, memory loss, depression and anxiety.
- The amino acids in milk and cereal grains are made carcinogenic when you microwave them.
- Using microwave ovens to thaw frozen foods like fruits will convert their galactoside and glucoside to carcinogenic compounds.
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Source: Organic and Healthy