Microwaves are an alternative cooking devices other than a gas stove convenient and easy to use. In addition, the microwave also does not cause smoke or smell of food while cooking.
But behind the simplicity and practicality, the microwave is more dangerous than a gas stove or oven analog. Generating microwave radiation at certain concentrations, can damage the sensitive parts of the body.
Although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and some experts say the radiation from microwave still within safe limits, there is still the risk that may occur. To avoid the adverse effects of food processing with microwave, do these three tips, as quoted from Care2.
1. Minimize Radiation Exposure
If you hold your microwave security certification from the authorities (FDA, for example), it is certain radiation exposure is less than 5 milliwatts per cm2 within two inches of the oven. These calculations are far below levels that are harmful to human health, and the radiation can be reduced if the farther the distance from the oven. But you should still take safety precautions. Continue reading “3 Things You Must Caution When Using Microwave”