On TV this morning. They had a Dr.
Edward Fujimoto from Castle Hospital on > > the program. He is the manager of the Wellness Program at the hospital. > > He was talking about dioxins and how bad they are for us. He said that we > > should not be heating our food in the microwave using plastic > > containers. > > This applies to foods that contain fat. He said that the combination > > of fat, high heat and plastics releases dioxins into the food and > > ultimately into the cells of the body. Dioxins are carcinogens and highly > > toxic > > to the cells of our bodies.
Instead, he recommends using glass, Corning > > Ware, or ceramic containers for heating food. You get the same results > > without the dioxins. So such things as TV dinners, instant simian and > > soups, > > etc. should be removed from the container and heated in something else. > > Paper isn’t bad but you don’t know what is in the paper. Just safer to use > > tempered glass, Corning Ware, etc.
He said we might remember when some > > of the fast food restaurants moved away from the foam containers to paper. > > The dioxin problem is one of the reasons. Pass this on to your friends.