He microwave It is one of the most used home appliances in the world. His speed in reheating or cooking a meal causes him to repeatedly become a form practical and fast to prepare a lunch or dinner.
However, not all foods should be prepared in this appliance as they could be do not finish cooking appropriately or even lose part of its nutritional qualities. What are these “forbidden” foods for the microwave?
One of the main reasons you shouldn’t cook any meat in the microwave is because of the loss of its protein valueas well as his taste and texture. Also, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooking with these appliances can leave cold, undercooked spots where harmful bacteria because the organism can survive.
In this case it is not a question of food or nutrition; the main problem that will occur if you try to cook an egg in a microwave oven is that to blow up. This is because, when the egg is heated, will generate steam inside that there will be no way out. That is why it is much better to cook it in a jug with water than in this appliance.
grapes and raisins
In the case of grapes, the same thing could happen as with eggs: they get too hot inside and may explode if heated more than necessary. On the other hand, the situation of raisins is different. These foods they lack moistureso the action of the microwave could cause it burnin case of prolonged heating.
Some specialists recommend not heating popcorn in the microwave. According to a study by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the packaging in which these candies are packaged may contain perfluorooctanoic acida substance that is difficult to destroy which can be harmful to the human body.
It is best to cook them in appliances designed to cook corn or in a pot in which this food can be properly prepared.
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