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Microwave ovens essentially don’t heat food; they heat the water in the food

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(11). “…water is the most common ingredient in food, and microwave ovens primarily heat water.”

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How old is the water you drink?

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(3). “There are more molecules of water in a cup of the stuff than there are cups of water in all the world’s oceans. Every cup that passes through a single person and eventually rejoins the world’s water supply hold enough molecules to mix 1,500 of them into every cup of water in the world. No way around it: some of the water you just drank passed through the kidneys of Socrates, Genghis Khan and Joan of Arc.”

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with Neil Degrasse Tyson