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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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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?

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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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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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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