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What Really Happens To Food In The Microwave?

What Really Happens To Food In The Microwave?

Some experts say that microwave cooking is not a healthful way to heat foods.┬áSome studies have even shown that using microwaves may decrease the nutritional value of foods. However, many households have one. So, what does microwave cooking really do to your food? First off, how do microwaves work? Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic radiation. Magnetrons, found inside microwave ovens, produce microwave radiation by discharging pulses of microwaves which bounce off of things they come into contact with, yielding an amount of energy. The process affects the water molecules that are found inside of food and increases the temperature…. read more