Use these tricks and tips to prevent yourself from unwanted chemicals and foodborne illness.
By Toni Gasparis
Microwaves are super handy tools to heat up leftovers when you're in a rush. But microwaving foods in plastic containers can be super harmful to your health. Plastic containers that are labeled microwave safe-only guarantee that they will not melt in the microwave. However, the chemicals in the plastic can still leach onto your food when it's warming up. Use these tips to make sure you're heating up your food the healthy way.
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Since plastic is not the safest option for microwaving food, try microwaving things in glass instead. Glasswear is super resilient and does not have any chemicals in it.