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Doctor insights on: Emerson Microwave Recall

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Is it bad to eat microwaved good?

Is it bad to eat microwaved good?

?FOOD: It is not bad to eat microwaved food. The microwave heats the food up and microwave "radiation" if that is what you are concerned about, is not harmful from a normally functioning device or found in any significant levels of the food. ...Read more

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Does standing at a microwave hurt you?

Does standing at a microwave hurt you?

No: The metal screen across the window is designed to absorb all microwaves trying to leave the oven. ...Read more

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Will a microwave make my food dangerous to eat?

Will a microwave make my food dangerous to eat?

Really the: Greatest danger that a microwave poses to your food, is if you use non-microwave safe storage/cookware in a microwave, particularly plastic based. As this can allow harmful toxins to leach into your food. ...Read more

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Aren't foods healthier microwaved instead of fried?

Aren't foods healthier microwaved instead of fried?

For the most part: If you fry foods at too low a temperature or put too much food in the pan it will lengthen the time it takes to cook and will cause the food to absorb more fat from the oils. Some oils are less healthy than others. Studies support the notion that fried foods increase the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Frying in a canola oil for very brief time at high temp may be less harmful. ...Read more

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Is it ok to hold baby while standing near microwave?

Is it ok to hold baby while standing near microwave?

Yes: Stray microwaves do not escape from the microwave oven when it is in operation. ...Read more

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Is there a healthlimit to how much food a person should eat from microwaves?

Is there a healthlimit to how much food a person should eat from microwaves?

No valid info: There is no scientifically valid information that would define a life time limit on microwaved food. ...Read more

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Is microwave linked to cancer in any way ?

Is microwave linked to cancer in any way ?

No: This was a cruel, cynical Internet hoax from 2002 that falsely claimed the authority of Johns Hopkins and the American Cancer Society. Even a few physicians fell for it. It is totally fake. If it were real, you would not see microwaves at the NIH. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the dangers of eating microwave oven too much?

Basically none: There are a host of internet hoaxes about the dangers of microwaving. I'm not aware of any reason to be concerned. ...Read more

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Do microwaves cause cancer? I've heard several times that microwaving your food can cause cancer.

Do microwaves cause cancer? I've heard several times that microwaving your food can cause cancer.

No evidence: There is no evidence that microwaving foods causes cancer. You may consult this site for more information: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cancer/in-depth/cancer-causes/ART-20044714 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What to do if I have extremely gross me out. You've seen that cell phone in microwave monster pops out video right?

What to do if I have extremely gross me out. You've seen that cell phone in microwave monster pops out video right?

No: I am uncertain of what video you are referring to and have a difficult time understanding your question. Perhaps if you worded it differently.... ...Read more