Broccoli Showdown: Raw vs Cooked

Broccoli Showdown: Raw vs Cooked

We were recently asked by a Fooducate community member, who regularly consumes broccoli, what the nutritional difference is between cooked and raw broccoli. This is an interesting question, because heat and other processing have a definite effect on the bio-availability … Continue reading

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Squeezing the Most Nutrients Out of your Veggies – Cooked or Raw?

Squeezing the Most Nutrients Out of your Veggies – Cooked or Raw?

Which is more nutritious – A raw carrot or a cooked one? What about tomatoes? Mushrooms? Cabbage? If you answered raw to all of the above, you may be in for a surprise. According to the Scientific American, the answer … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday – Spinach

Superfood Sunday – Spinach

Those who remember Popeye, one of the childhood heroes of the middle of the last century, must certainly remember his source of superpowers. Not a radioactive spider, nor birth on planet Krypton. Spinach leaves, the canned greens that the sailor … Continue reading

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