Raw food eating is one of today’s hottest dietary trends. So does this mean you should pause and think twice before obliterating the nutrients in your food every time you cook it? Fear not – on the scales of health, there is little to be concerned about.Cooking food is something we have done since the first caveman threw a mammoth steak on the fire. While it is true that … [Read more...] about Steam, boil or fry? How cooking affects nutrient losses from foods
Eating only raw foods has emerged as a popular dietary trend. Proclaiming an emotive health message, it is enough to make you think twice before next adding heat to your food. But fear not – on the scales of health, there is little to tip the balance in either direction.Raw food advocates claim cooking food destroys the natural enzymes and nutrients that would otherwise give … [Read more...] about Are raw food claims overcooked?