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Microwaving plastic

It is important for you familiarize yourself with the symbols that adorn various plastic containers, toys and other products made of plastic. Once you know the different types of plastics, it should be noted that none of them are recommended for microwave heating. In fact, plastic containers labeled "microwave safe" just mean that they won’t melt while being heated. Keep in mind that heating plastic increases the potential for the penetration of chemicals into the food you eat.

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Author: txnaturalpediatrics

By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives. In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.

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