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7 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

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The raw food diet has definitely generated a lot of hype in recent years. The idea behind it is that cooking reduces the nutritional value of many foods, especially vegetables.

But the fact is, cooked vegetables are not always nutritionally inferior.[1]

Many essential nutrients in vegetables are bound inside thick cellular walls. Cooking breaks down these walls and releases the nutrients.

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5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Raw vegetables are all the rage among many health-conscious people. But cooked vegetables are not always nutritionally inferior.[1]

Many essential nutrients in vegetables are bound inside thick cellular walls. Cooking breaks down these walls and releases the nutrients. This increases their bioavailability. Cooking also softens cellulose fiber, which makes vegetables easier to digest.[2]

Here are five veggies that are actually healthier cooked than raw:

1.)

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