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Frozen Foods Vs Fresh Or Canned
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more
Yes: No doubt. (nutrients loss, chemicals involved in the process). ...Read more
Is it better to use canned pumpkin or fresh pumpkin? Canned pumpkin pie mix or just plain canned pumpkin?
Fresh but celebrate!: I believe in fresh fruits&veggies/shopping in the periphery of the store. However, if you have a family recipe or something that you use once per year and it's canned pie mix, go for it! Generally speaking - fresh/single ingredients are better than mixtures/processed foods since you know more about what you're mixing with the single ingredients. We can definitely discuss more about sugars, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frozen veggies are: Not bad for you, they are good for you. The best is fresh, next is frozen, and last is canned. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Eggs are good: Yes, and don't feel like you need to skip the yolk, these are nutritious, too. Eggs got a bad RAP in the 1970s and 80s regarding their cholesterol content, but we now understand more about what was oversimplification of the total cholesterol content. Not all cholesterol is 'bad'! ...Read more
How many calories in a fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil wrap? Is it better than eating a beef or pork wrap?
Varies: Number of calories would depend on the size of the wrap, and quantity and quality of the ingredients. Likely would have lower fat and less calories than the meat alternatives, but this also depends on quantity and quality of the meat. ...Read more
Both: The are both very good however for better digestion, minimal steaming of vegegables is better. ...Read more
Should be safe...: Both of these are safe. One very low risk concern that some have (though most don't) is that the machine used to dispense the frozen yogurt, for example, could be a source of listeria if it is not properly cleaned and maintained. Otherwise, both of these treats should be ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually : Yes usually safe. They wash their veggies before serving them. ...Read more
Do frozen veggies have same nutrition as raw veggies? And can microwaving food damage the food's nutritional components or does it maintain them?
If frozen fresh: Thry are probably no worse than the original batch. ...Read more
Storage of food: If you use your freezer compartment you can store food for 30-60 days. ...Read more
I love my vegetables and i was wondering are frozen vegetables from the freezer aisle in supermarkets nutritionally as good as fresh veg?
Yes: Frozen vegetables in the supermarket are picked ripe and are then frozen and have good nutrients. All vegetable lose nutrients when you cook them though, so fresh raw vegetables and fruits are the best. ...Read more
It is good if I eat every day a vegetable salad with some cheese and baked ham or canned tuna/sardines?
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