The Truth About Microwaves

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In this post, we will take a look at whether or not it is dangerous or unhealthy to use a microwave and we will investigate the truth about microwaves.

We will take a look at the following:

  • The truth about microwaves
  • Do they destroy the nutritional value of food?


Truth About Microwaves

The rise of widespread nutritional deficiencies in the Western world correlates almost perfectly with the introduction of the microwave oven. This is no coincidence.

Microwave ovens heat food through a process of creating molecular friction, but this same molecular friction quickly destroys the delicate molecules of vitamins and phytonutrients (plant medicines) naturally found in foods.

One study showed that microwaving vegetables destroys up to 97% of the nutritional content (vitamins and other plant-based nutrients that prevent disease, boost immune function and enhance health).

In other words, eating raw broccoli provides you with natural anti-cancer medicine that’s extremely effective at halting the growth of cancer tumors.

But microwaving that broccoli destroys the anti-cancer nutrients, rendering the food “dead” and nutritionally depleted.

There’s even some evidence to suggest that microwaving destroys the natural harmony in water molecules, creating an energetic pattern of chaos in the water found in all foods.

In fact, the common term of “nuking” your food is coincidentally appropriate: Using a microwave is a bit like dropping a nuclear bomb on your food, then eating the fallout. 


A small experiment you can do at home to prove the truth about microwaves being unhealthy:

Buy any two small pot plants of the same species and they should be the same size/age.

Use a sticker or write on the pot so that you know which plant is which.

On one plant, write MICROWAVE on it. Then on the other pot, you can write PURE WATER (or anything like that).

Give both of the plants a bit of water every second or third day.

Give the PURE WATER plant normal tap water.

With the MICROWAVE plant you can use tap water but first put the water in the microwave for 30 seconds on high. Let the water cool before watering the MICROWAVE plant.

Over the next couple of weeks, you will notice that the plant which gets watered with microwaved water, starts to deteriorate and eventually dies completely. Whereas the plant that gets watered with normal tap water will remain healthy.


The same concept applies to the food that we cook or heat up in our “beloved” microwaves… the nutritional aspects of the food literally get destroyed by the MICROWAVES (the word even sounds scary to me).



Yes…using a microwave is extremely convenient and it can literally cut your cooking time in half!

But the truth of the matter is that you are destroying almost all the healthy vitamins and nutrients of your food every time you use your microwave.


Take a look at my post- The healthiest cooking methods to learn what the best ways are to cook your food and retain as much nutritional value as possible.



I hope you enjoyed this post!

I hope you found this post helpful. Let me know in the comments what you think about what I have said regarding the truth about microwaves.


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