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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Induction Cooking On The Nutritional Value Of Food

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How does cooking destroy or improve the nutritional value of food?

How does cooking destroy or improve the nutritional value of food?

Rarely improves!: You don't destroy mineral, but if you cook with water you will lose them. Feat (prolonged) will destroy some vitamin content, and you will also lose some in water. Best to steam o microwave foods. Grilling is fine to a point as is baking! Read more

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Do you find it easy or difficult to determine the nutritional value of food?

Do you find it easy or difficult to determine the nutritional value of food?

Do your research: There are many internet sites which show nutritional value of food. One example is http://www. Whfoods. Com/foodstoc. Php some fast food restaurants also list the values of their dishes online so you can see before you order. Center for science in the public interest http://www. Cspinet. Org/ is another resource -- informative newsletter ; web site. Read labels of boxed or processed foods! Read more

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1. Do you find it easy or difficult to determine the nutritional value of food? What are some methods to help you more easily determine the nutritional values of food?

1. Do you find it easy or difficult to determine the nutritional value of food? What are some methods to help you more easily determine the nutritional values of food?

See below: A healthy diet is rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, legumes, beans, lentils, low-fat milk products, small amounts of lean meats; and low in saturated fats. Consult this site for more info.
http://myplate. Gov/. Read more

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How can I find the nutritional value of most foods?

USDA: There are many resources but looking for the usda nutrient tables is a very broad base and those sites will be a start. There are other sites that maintain nutrient values for different foods. You will find some differences, depending on the source. Read more

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I don't like onion and garlic. Can this affect my health? Is there other food that can give me the same nutritional value?

I don't like onion and garlic. Can this affect my health? Is there other food that can give me the same nutritional value?

Yes: There are many other foods that can give you the nutrition you can get from onions and garlic. Eating a wide variety of foods is the best way to assure yourself you are getting the protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that you need. Read more

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How much baby food should 7mth eat? When will food start to be main source of nutritional value?

How much baby food should 7mth eat? When will food start to be main source of nutritional value?

Not much: The reason for baby foods at that age is to introduce a new method, not overtake the value of breast milk or formula. A tablespoonful or two is fine for starters. If the kid seems to want more, that is one of the goals, but they should not drop their other intake below 16-20 oz. By 1 yr, they should have a balance between the two. Read more

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Please explain what foods are high in calories but low in nutritional value?

Please explain what foods are high in calories but low in nutritional value?

Most man made foods: I always have the same answer for this question. Eat God made food and leave the man made food alone Read more

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Does alcohol affect the nutritional value of your food?

Does alcohol affect the nutritional value of your food?

Yes: In more ways that I will list. Alcohol in quantity is toxic to your nervous system. It requires b vitamins and other nutrients in order to process and detoxify it but does not provide those nutrients so you are robbing your body of nutrients to process it. That's the tip of an iceberg. But consider sugar, all nutrients in sugar cane to process the sugar, but refined sugar, all removed. Read more

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How can certain foods be so low in calories? Does it mean they don't offer much nutritional value?

How can certain foods be so low in calories? Does it mean they don't offer much nutritional value?

Nutrient density: Calories come from fats, carbs and protein. Fats have more calories per gram so low-fat food has lower calories. Nutritional value comes from those but also vitamins, minerals & phytonutrients. Some high calorie-foods like sodas & fries have almost no nutritional value while foods like kale, mushrooms & berries are very low in calories but dense in nutrients. Indeed, such foods are the healthiest! Read more

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What are the nutritional value of guinea corn?

See:: Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/474074-nutritional-therapeutic-values-of-guinea-corn/

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What kind of nutritional value do onions have if any?

What kind of nutritional value do onions have if any?

A lot of different: For a good overview, see http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/onion. Onions are low in calories, have some minerals, vitamins, and phytosterols and are considered very anti inflammatory. Read more

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Do veggies lose their nutritional value if they are steamed?

Do veggies lose their nutritional value if they are steamed?

No: It depends on how long they are steamed -- steaming to mush is not a good idea. But moderate steaming is generally a very tasty and healthy way to cook veggies. Some, like broccoli, even become more digestible when steamed. Colors become more intense green too! Read more

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How much nutritional value is lost when having frozen yogart compared regular yogart?

How much nutritional value is lost when having frozen yogart compared regular yogart?

Probably not much: Nutritionally, if one puts refrigerated yogurt into the freezer and eats it frozen, there should be little difference. However, when the factory makes frozen yogurt, they put in some different ingredients, so one has to read the labels carefully to be sure not to get too much fat or too much sugar. It would be hard for a consumer to tell the quantity of beneficial probiotics in any type of yogurt. Read more

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What nutritional value does cereal offer?

What nutritional value does cereal offer?

It depends: The answer depends on the specific cereal you're eating. Many have too much sugar in them, etc. A good site where you can check the nutritional value in different cereals is cereal facts: http://www. Cerealfacts. Org/ another is nutrition resource: http://www. Nutritionresource. Com/foodcomp2.Cfm? Id=0800. Read more

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Is it true that sugar has no nutritional value?

In a way.: It only has carbohydrates (simple sugar). Calories that are readily burned. So called "empty calories". No protein. No fat. No vitamins. No mineral. It's a quick "pick me up" but as far as "good for you nutritional value". Zip. Read more

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