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Do microwave ovens kill nutrients in vegetables.

Do microwave ovens kill nutrients in vegetables.

Yes, some!: Depends on the vegetable, the nutrient (vitamins-minerals remain!), and how much microvaved-nuking is down! if properly cooked, most will remain. But the juices will contain some, and should be saved! ...Read more

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Is food cooking on painted cookware (enamel) dangerous as toys with lead paint?

Is food cooking on painted cookware (enamel) dangerous as toys with lead paint?

Only if the enamel..: ...Is in itself toxic. Oaxacan pottery, from mexico, is a famous offender. ...Read more

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Is heating food in microwave oven before eating good for health?

Is heating food in microwave oven before eating good for health?

Sure: It's harmless. There are a bunch of internet hoaxes about supposed dangers of microwaving. Ignore them. ...Read more

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Can't we use olive oil for cooking on high flame?

Olive oil: Olive oil is highly combustible and therefore it is not recommended for cooking with a high flame. ...Read more

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Do carpets emit toxic chemicals?

Do carpets emit toxic chemicals?

Environ. Toxins: All new carpets emit 14 different types of solvents, of which, stryrene and xylene are two. These can be very toxic to environmentally ill patients and babies. Never lie a baby on new carpet! ...Read more

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Are lighting candles in your house hazardous?

Are lighting candles in your house hazardous?

Yes.: If you look at the statistics on home fires.. Yes. There are probably not too many other hazards. ...Read more

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Can heat lamps cause skin cancer? I work at mcdonald's and our fry station uses heat lamps.

Can heat lamps cause skin cancer? I work at mcdonald's and our fry station uses heat lamps.

Unlikely: Heat lamps put out infrared light which keeps the food and your hands warm when under the lamp. Skin cancer can be caused by uv light, just like in sunlight, and heat lamps are not designed to emit uv light. ...Read more

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Is microwave choclate cake dangerous?

Is microwave choclate cake dangerous?

All cakes are: Cake is oil + sugar + flour, with little or no fiber, and very little protein. That means cake is dangerous (basically, it's junk food). However, good cakes are delicious, so eating a little every now and then is fine to do. How a cake is made (steamed, baked, microwaved, etc...) doesn't add any danger to the cake, but frying it (as in donuts or fried twinkies) adds even more oil to the cake! ...Read more

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Critical. Diarr hea. After eating fcooked food. In fridge not freezer?

Critical. Diarr
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After eating  fcooked food. In fridge not freezer?

Get to urgent care: Go to an ER if needed - this can be serious untreated and relatively simple if treated well. Don't think about it - go! We who attain a certain age need to be careful if we want it to go on increasing well. ...Read more

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Can wood fires for heating be harmful?

Wood fires: Without appropriate ventilation, wood fires for heating can lead to air pollution and health problems. Every year in phoenix we have "no burn" days because of inversion air layers. Your lungs like fresh air to breathe. If you're using a wood stove or other kind of fireplace, make sure your chimney is clean and the flue is open. ...Read more

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Will cigarette toxins contaminate food?

Will cigarette toxins contaminate food?

It depends: If the cigarettes are being ground up and placed in the food, it could contaminate it. Cigarettes being smoked could make the food less palatable due to odor -- but less likely to directly contaminate. Smoking while preparing food in restaurants may not comply with food safety regulations. ...Read more

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Can cooking veg in the oven destroy the nutrients?

Can cooking veg in the oven destroy the nutrients?

Yes: Excessive heat can destroy, disrupt, denature some nutrients and proteins but may also kill harmful bacteria. ...Read more

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Is there any danger in keeping rat poison neer an air heater?

Is there any danger in keeping rat poison neer an air heater?

Be careful: Most important is to keep it where young children aren't going to find and eat it. The heat won't varporize it. ...Read more

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How does one fumigate and irritate? Im a property housekeeper I have to clean serious nasty dirty apartments oven cleaners and clorox cleaners mixed

How does one fumigate and irritate?
Im a property housekeeper
I have to clean serious nasty dirty apartments oven cleaners and clorox cleaners mixed

TimeForAngie'sList: You hire someone who knows what they're doing and owns the proper protective equipment (skin, eyes, lungs). Or,read up on that and buy that equipment, otherwise you could do some serious damage to those parts of your body.Or,get someone over to give you an estimate of what would be necessary and then advise you. Or...lower your expectations of what kind of tenant(s) you'll rent to. Be careful!! ...Read more

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