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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Cooked vs. Raw

Are raw vegetables really healthier than cooked vegetables? We uncovered a great article & study* that suggests the benefits of cooking some vegetables far outweigh the losses.
Cooking vegetables doesn't always have a negative impact on their nutrition. There are some vegetables, that when cooked, may gain more than they loose.

Asparagus is a good example of this. When cooked (particularly boiled or steamed) asparagus supplies more antioxidants than in its raw form. Cooking does break down and destroy Vitamin C, but Vitamin C can be easily supplemented from fruit or daily vitamins, so it's worth it!

Here is a list of common vegetables showing which is best to consume raw or cooked and why:

Check out our next blog on best cooking techniques to maintain the most nutrients and antioxidants!


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