Saturday, January 28, 2023

Reasons You Shouldn’t Microwave Food in Plastic Containers

leftover them, cod, Romeritos or pork? Do you feel like relishing that pasta bolognese that was left over from the night before? If you’re going to collect the entourage for Hot after the Christmas holidays, We recommend that you keep reading as we give you some reasons why you should avoid putting food in plastic containers in the microwave.

One of the most comfortable practices is to store leftover dishes in plastic containers after a family reunion so it’s easy to introduce them to appliances when you feel like it.

However, not all materials from which these items are made are suitable for high temperatures.

Why not put plastic containers in the microwave?

According to a study published on the site Harvard Health Publications, Some containers contain components that can affect the body.

about this Bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates, which give plastics very specific characteristics, such as transparency, flexibility or structure.

According to data from MayoClinic, research shows that Bisphenol A can leach into food (such as cheese and meat) or beverages from manufactured containers.

In addition, studies from various institutions such as the University of Michigan and New York University Langone Medical Center have indicated that some effects of exposure to bisphenol A are:

  • Fertility problems.
  • early puberty.
  • Obesity risk.
  • insulin resistance.
  • Effects on the health of the brain and prostate of the fetus, infants and children.
  • Possible increase in blood pressure.
  • Factors related to type 2 diabetes.
  • Risk of heart disease.

Although the manufacture of containers and other items with Bisphenol A and phthalates has been banned in many countries, its use continues in other countries, for this reason it is worth checking that the specifications of the material are at the base of the container.

About single use container, As with yogurt, cream, ice cream, among others, the Canadian Cancer Society recommends that they not be microwaved and that once spoiled they should be discarded to prevent substances from entering the food.

Here we are telling you which containers are suitable for storing food.

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