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Get Even More Nutrients from Your Veggies

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  • Thanks, learned something new! - 3/24/2014 1:41:53 PM
  • Very informative. Thank you. - 3/10/2014 11:21:40 PM
  • Learned some things that I didn't know! - 1/6/2014 11:06:20 PM
  • thank u very informative - 1/3/2014 11:57:23 PM
  • Thanks this was encouraging especially since I do use the microwave a lot. All of this material is encouraging to read and watch. - 1/3/2014 6:11:48 PM
  • Please show captions or subtitles for your hearing impaired viewers. Thank you. - 12/18/2013 2:37:23 PM
  • Good information. That was helpful. - 12/17/2013 10:07:51 AM
  • Good reminders... - 11/10/2013 4:46:00 PM
  • You're not suppose to cook broccoli in the microwave, it reduces the nutrients considerably.
    - 10/19/2013 10:01:17 PM
  • This video sends a confusing message. First it shows how NOT to cut up veggies, and then in the last segment, it shows a pan full of veggies with those tiny little green bean bits sautéing. And nothing in the video showed cooking in a pan with oil. What is that supposed to represent? Irritating. - 10/6/2013 9:54:20 AM
  • Disappointed to see the video microwaving food in a plastic container! - 10/2/2013 8:35:54 PM
  • I always knew that when boiling a vegetable and draining the liquid you would lose the nutrients. If you are making a soup or stew the nutrients would stay in the dish and you would still get the same benefits. Now if the heat is the problem then raw is our only option. As a kid, i always drank the vegetable juice left in the dish...granted it was laden with salt, pepper and butter! - 9/16/2013 3:50:59 PM
  • Polly: I don't think the video was implying that juicing would destroy nutrients. Quite the contrary. It isn't desstroying, them by leaving food in its raw state. Cutting AND cooking is the problem. :) - 9/8/2013 3:41:03 AM
  • Good point and something I never thought of before. Wait until after they are cooked to cut them, they are softer and easier to cut anyway. That makes my life easier. I still cut the ones I am going to eat raw or in coleslaw, and I know that doesn't remove the nutrients since I am not also cooking them. - 8/3/2013 12:09:29 PM
  • So then juicing would eliminate even more than cutting? That would make the nutritional benefit from juicing almost non existant. - 7/3/2013 11:43:45 AM