processing and cooking.
Recently, one of my readers asked a question about how baked bell peppers are rich in vitamin C or is it completely resolved by heat treatment. This question prompted me to prepare a more detailed answer to the question about the preservation of vitamins and other nutrients during the heat treatment of vegetables in the form of this article.
Indeed, various cooking methods alter the nutrient composition of fruits and vegetables, but this is not always bad. Some studies show that although the thermal processing of foods may lead to the degradation of some nutrients, the availability of others may increase.
Therefore, to say that there is a “best” form of plant consumption, for example, raw, is impossible.
Many people think that raw vegetables contain more nutrients than cooked vegetables, but again, it depends on the type of nutrients. Continue reading