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do you lose vitamins and minerals if you cook vegetables into a soup? are they in the water?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Much in water but...: Many vitamins are in the broth, but much is destroyed by heat. Minerals are not effected by heat, so between the vegetable and broth, its there!
Answered on Jul 28, 2012
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Soup is good: Minerals don't get lost, may get leached into the water. Some vitamins may get lost, but lots stay, and can get into the water.
Answered on May 25, 2015
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