6 foods that you should never put in the microwave

6 foods that you should never put in the microwave

6 foods that you should never put in the microwave. Here is the list of some foods that for various reasons explained below, they should never be placed in the microwave. Let's start the list with:

I Broccoli

Several studies have shown that cooking our broccoli in the microwave can lose the 97% of its own antioxidants. Never do that, it wouldn't be worth it. On the other hand, when they are regularly boiled in water, they lose only 11% of antioxidants.

6 foods that you should never put in the microwave

White Rice

Did you know that the high temperatures of the microwave oven eliminate all the nutrients of the grain? It is always better to boil it in the pot with hot water.


Although there are many types of microwave popcorn on the market, it is recommended not to prepare them with our oven, microwaved popcorn contains a substance called PFOA, this acid disrupts the endocrine system and affects the production of sex hormones. Prepare them in the classic way, pan with lid.


The meat

The temperature of meat cooked in the microwave reaches very high temperatures, the meat will dry out and the protein value will degrade. Do not cook it in the microwave.

The oranges

Never heat or cook oranges in the microwave, all the properties of vitamin C would be canceled.

Melt the butter or margarine

Molecules in margarine like those in butter are crystallized and resistant to microwave radiation. Taking a longer time to dissolve it will reduce the protein value.

The milk

Never heat milk in the microwave, would be lost 40% nutrients and vitamin B12 would be completely eliminated.


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