10 Reasons Why You Should STOP Using Your Microwave

9. Your Food Will Lose Valuable Nutrients

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The raw foods diet can benefit your health since you’re getting the most nutrients this way. Cooking in a microwave makes a mess with the food molecules, modifying antioxidants, vitamins, and enzymes.

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Studies found that since microwaves have such strong impact on foods water molecules, and since cooking in water (not necessarily in boiling water, but any form of cooking food that contains some level of water) affects the nutrients in some way, as some nutrients can be heat sensitive, the more water you cook them in, the more these nutrients can leach out.