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19 Apr 2004

Preparing vegs
What is the best way, after steaming, to prepare frozen veggies, microwave, fry??
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Nina
Most cooking methods result in some loss of nutrients, but if you are careful the loss should be restricted to a minimum. Probably microwaving for a short period using a very small quantity of water and using the cooking water in soups, etc, would give a good result. Although frying exposes the nutrients in vegetables to high heat which could damage some of the vit C, the fat used would make the vit A more easily absorbed. Because variety is essential, I would suggest that you vary your cooking methods to obtain the best all round results.
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