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downsouth 09-26-2012 01:10 PM

Microwave ovens and food quality
 
Seems microwaves and vitimans don't get along very well.

http://personalliberty.com/2012/09/26/how-to-rid-your-food-of-nutrients-in-one-minute-or-less/

Overkill0084 09-26-2012 01:17 PM

FWIW, deep frying ain't exactly great either. Boiling the crap out of your veggies is bad too.

Eturnsdale 09-26-2012 01:26 PM

Any type of cooking destroys vitamins and eats up calories.

winds-of-change 09-26-2012 02:35 PM

I agree that any cooking takes away vitamins and I do use a microwave but I also believe it is better and more natural to 'cook foods with heat' rather than in a microwave.

Eturnsdale 09-26-2012 04:08 PM

That I can agree with. Microwaved food never tastes as good IMHO.

nitestalker 09-26-2012 04:45 PM

Gees you mean fried chicken is not a health food? Eating raw chicken is better for you? I will never understand this eating healthy thing. Any bacon left in the skillet?:D

JTJ 09-26-2012 07:06 PM

Most people overcook the vegetables.

Yunus 10-04-2012 11:04 AM

What I have read says that steaming is the best way to cook a vegetable to lose the least amount of nutrients. It would be helpful if some study were done to show comparisons between steaming, boiling, microwaving and also those microwave steam bags.

winds-of-change 10-04-2012 12:17 PM

I must admit I like using those microwave steam bags. You can buy them in the grocery store section that has other Ziploc type bags. Fill the steam bags yourself with anything and.......instant veggies. I love to steam potatoes in those bags, also carrots.

But roasted potatoes and carrots are just tastier. A microwaved sweet potato is never as delicious as a baked sweet potato.

primer1 10-04-2012 01:24 PM

I don't trust any plastic for cooking.


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