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Why does microwaved food taste so different? E =

  1. cfin profile image80
    cfinposted 5 years ago

    Why does microwaved food taste so different? E =

  2. Mom Kat profile image79
    Mom Katposted 5 years ago

    Because it kills all of the nutritional content contained within the food. 
    It's been proven that if you water a houseplant with microwaved (then cooled) water, the plant will die because all of the life giving and sustaining elements of the water have been killed by the microwave.

    You're eating dead food & empty calories.

    1. bearnmom profile image65
      bearnmomposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Empty calories?  Does that mean I wont gain any weight with microwaved food?  Then it's not working.

  3. bearnmom profile image65
    bearnmomposted 5 years ago

    I hadn't noticed that microwaved food tasted any different but I use the microwave for different things than I use the oven or slow cooker.  I make stuffing mixes and prepare my apples for canning in the microwave.  I haven't noticed any difference in taste.  Perhaps this is because I don't do any different methods for those kinds of things.  I only cook frozen chicken breasts in the microwave or thaw other meats.  Whole chickens or turkeys and pork chops I cook in the oven or broiler.  Roasts I make in the slow cooker which makes the meat so tender.  For these reasons, I don't notice any difference in taste in my foods because I only use the microwave for just what it's intended which is reheating frozen foods or in precanning in the case of my apples.

 
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