There’s no doubt vegetables have lots of good nutrition to offer, but how you purchase, store, and prepare them can dramatically affect their value. Here’s what you need to know when cooking up your favourite veggies.
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Preparing and cooking food alters its nutritional composition. Cooking food does generally lower essential substances that cannot be produced by the body and so must be acquired from the diet.
Simply cooking or combining a food with other foodstuffs to create a recipe is also considered a form of food processing. Whatever the case, the nutrient value of any food is often altered by the processing.
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The most basic method of preparing grains is prolonged soaking in water, followed by cooking. This improves the digestibility and nutritional value of grains as well as legumes.