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Microwaving Nutritiously and Safely

Many frozen vegetables come ready to cook in a microwaveable steam bag, which is a safe, nutritious, making this an easy way to include more veggies in your diet. Photo by Amanda Blake, contributor

Amanda Blake

May 4, 2014

Microwave ovens cook food by converting electrical power into waves of electromagnetic energy with a frequency similar to radio waves. However, microwaves are more narrowly focused and oscillate at a faster rate, which results in the rapid rotation of water, fat and sugar molecules. This causes a ...

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