The microwave is part of the "American diet" for most households. Its a quick and easy way to eat. I haven't used the microwave in years and heat my food on the stove-top, steamer, or oven. It is definitely a slower process; but, its worth the wait for my health! Choose Health!
Recently, Vani aka "Food Babe" posted an interesting and very informative article on "Why it's Time to Throw Out your Microwave". I loved this article and had to share it with my patients. I was fortunate enough to get in touch with the Food Babe team to get permission to share this article exclusively for my patients! The article is simple and gives advice for the top 5 reasons why consumers should be aware.
So here we go, the Top 5 Reasons to Stay Away from the Microwave!
1: Microwaves were never researched before adoption.
2. The microwave destroy nutrient value of your food
3. The microwave creates carcinogenic compounds in certain foods.
4. The microwave provide unnecessary daily exposure to radiation
5. The microwave can create severe health issues.
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What are GMO's anyway? GMOs are “genetically modified organisms". These are plants or animals created through genetic engineering or GE . The genes are cut in special bioengineering techniques that create organisms. This experimental technology merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.
Now let's think about that for a second, food that we are having cannot exist in nature or reproduce properly in the wild once they are modified. To bring this in perspective, the United States is said to have 80% of the processed foods to contain GMO's. It may be difficult for patients to distinguish what is good and what is bad. So, below I have put some information to help you make a choice, Choose Health!
These are the high-risk crops that should be avoided especially if you have an autoimmune disorder.
These high-risk crops create ingredients in our processed foods. Some of the most popular ingredients that are derived from GMO crops are: