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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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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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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's any nutritional value of crab?

What's any nutritional value of crab?

Crab: Crab meat is a healthy source of nutrition for protein with a low fat content. It has many micronutrients also including zinc and copper. The negative is that it also is high in salt and sterols. Researchers used to categorize these sterols found in crab (and other shellfish also) as cholesterol confusing the issue for nutritionists. As always, a balanced diet is ultimately the best for anyone. ...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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What is the nutritional value of a tossed salad?

Depends: Depends on what type of ingredients you put into the salad. ...Read more

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Is the nutritional value of breastmilk and formula comparable after 6 months?

Is the nutritional value of breastmilk and formula comparable after 6 months?

Yes: Caloric value should be the same no need to alter breast feeding after 6 mo most experts rec addtion of solids to diet by 6 mo. ...Read more

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If i gave my baby pear after steaming and boiling so become smooth does it loss its nutritional value?

If i gave my baby pear after steaming and boiling so become smooth does it loss its nutritional value?

Cooking food: In general, any cooking depletes food of some nutrients. On the other hand, it makes other nutrients more accessible by making the food more digestible. It can also denature irritants in food that can cause stomach upset and kill harmful bacteria. This is about cooking in food in general. Perhaps another contributor has something to say about pears in particular. ...Read more

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I cut open a young coconut and ate the white soft coconut. What is it's nutritional value?

I cut open a young coconut and ate the white soft coconut. What is it's nutritional value?

Raw coconut: Here's a website that lists the nutrients available in raw coconut & what percentage of daily requirements they fulfill:http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/247398-nutritional-value-of-raw-coconut/. ...Read more

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