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Can You Eat Raw Cornstarch
yes but why?: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more
It isn't: That does not happen unless you count the calories you use chewing and swallowing. ...Read more
Heat: Cooking does kill listeria, so if cheese was cooked at high enough heat, you should be okay. ...Read more
Can you eat raw frozen and raw fresh vegetables as long as you rinse them first? I don't see the issue since we don't cook our raw fruit.
OK for most BUT...: Many people eat only raw vegetables (and raw food) for health benefits, but many nutrients in vegetables are better absorbed when cooked (esp. if boiled or steamed) while others are degraded by cooking. Cruciferous veggies have chemicals that suppress thyroid function if eaten in excess that are deactivated by cooking. See http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/raw-veggies-are-healthier/ ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why not?: Almost any kind of milk product (if you tolerate milk) contains Calcium and can help your bones and those of your baby to get and stay strong. Furthermore, probiotics (healthy bacteria found in all sour creams, yogurt, kefir etc) will help you with digestion and could help the pregnancy in other ways. Probably best to avoid raw milk products (home made from unpasteurized milk) however. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is it ok to drink homemade raw veggie smoothies in addition to meals when pregnant or are raw veggies unsafe? How can I make it safer to drink?
Very safe: You can't get much healthier than raw veggies! Keep it up! ...Read more
Yes, but why???: Haven't heard of any regulations against the eating of raw lamb, but why would one not cook his meat. Undercooked meat has bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are bad for people. One can enjoy a healthier lifestyle by cooking to death all those "germs", before eating. ...Read more
What s more good to eat cooked veggies or boiled veggies ?. Generally I use to boil veggies blend it and drink. I do not like to eat cooked veggies.
Probably cooked: Boling vegetables may destroy essential nutrients like water soluble vitamins. However it is puported in some studies that cooking vegetable like tomatoes and carrots make antioxidants more available for absorption.Steaming or microwaving or roasting the vegetable is better than boiling them to mush. Perhaps you needs to try some new recipies. ...Read more
Food Poisoning: Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, is illness caused by eating contaminated food. Infectious organisms — including bacteria, viruses and parasites — or their toxins are the most common causes of food poisoning. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/food-poisoning/basics/definition/con-20031705 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to say: You might have an allergy to certain foods, resulting in your symptoms. Have yourself tested by an allergist to see what you can and cannot eat comfortably. ...Read more
No: As above. Do not eat bad food. ...Read more