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Foods you should avoid reheating in the microwave

    A microwave is an indispensable tool in the kitchen if you are in a hurry. It’s easy to reheat cold food but also dangerous. Here are some common foods you should avoid reheating.

    • Chicken. Chicken and other poultry have a certain amount of salmonella contamination as standard, as do eggs.
    • Rice. The bacteria which can grow readily on rice do not always die on reheating.
    • Potatoes. Botulism can grow on potatoes, especially if sealed in foil.
    • Mushrooms. Mushrooms release carcinogenic properties when they’re heated up a second time.
    • Celery, Spinach, and Beets. These three have a high concentration of nitrates that can turn carcinogenic when reheated.
    • Eggs. Eggs can wreak havoc on your digestive system reheated in a microwave.