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CANCER UPDATE--JOHNS HOPKINS NOTICE TO PATIENTS
>> 1. No plastic containers in micro.
>> 2. No water bottles in freezer.
>> 3. No plastic wrap in microwave.
>> Johns Hopkins has recently sent this out in its newsletters. This
>> information is being circulated at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as
>> Dioxin chemicals cause cancer, especially breast cancer.
>> Dioxins are highly poisonous to the cells of our bodies. Don't freeze your
>> plastic bottles with water in them as this releases dioxins from the
>> Recently, Dr.. Recently, Dr. Edward Fujimoto, Wellness Program Manager at
>> Castle Hospital, was on a TV program to explain this health hazard. He
>> talked 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 especially applies to foods that contain fat. He
>> said that the combination of fat, high heat, and plastics releases dioxin
>> into the food and ultimately into the cells of the body.
>> Instead, he recommends using glass, such as Corning Ware, Pyrex or ceramic
>> containers for heating food. You get the same results, only without the
>> dioxin. So such things as TV dinners, instant ramen 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. It's just safer to use
>> tempered glass, Corning Ware, etc.
>> He reminded us that a while ago some of the fast food restaurants moved
>> away from the foam containers to paper. The dioxin problem is one of the
>> Also, he pointed out that plastic wrap, such as Saran, is just as
>> dangerous when placed over foods to be cooked in the microwave. As the
>> food is nuked, the high heat causes poisonous toxins to actually melt out
>> of the plastic wrap and drip into the food.
>> Cover food with a paper towel instead.
>> This is an article that should be sent to anyone important in your life!