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Does freezing foods with folate (folic acid) or iron in, destroy these nutrients?

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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Freezing usually ok

Freezing generally the best way to preserve the nutritional content of foods.
Fresh is best, freezing 2nd best. Iron should be very resistant to freezing, folate (folic acid) not as resistant.

In brief: Freezing usually ok

Freezing generally the best way to preserve the nutritional content of foods.
Fresh is best, freezing 2nd best. Iron should be very resistant to freezing, folate (folic acid) not as resistant.
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Dr. Fred Harvey
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Different for each

Iron is a metal and it is not altered by freezing.
Folic acid may decrease 5% by freezing.

In brief: Different for each

Iron is a metal and it is not altered by freezing.
Folic acid may decrease 5% by freezing.
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