We all know that microwave ready meals can be packed full of sugar and salt but now (cruelly) there’s one more thing to worry about in your quest for a quick dinner.
The plastic container of that 99p cottage pie contains carcinogenic toxins that can end up in your food, The Daily Mail reports.
“These toxins enter the food, then as you consume the food, they enter your body,” said nutritionist Rick Day.
“The extra toxins put extra pressure on your digestive system and on your immune system, too. They can have a detrimental effect on fertility, hormone balance, blood pressure, cardio vascular health, mood and libido also.”
The expert also explained that scientists were still unsure of the effects of microwave radiation on our health.
He said; “This can effect sleep patterns, concentration, energy levels and concentration.”