Is it important to cook spaghetti sauce for eight hours?

Is it important to cook spaghetti sauce for eight hours? It is not necessary to cook spaghetti sauce for eight hours. I know Italians who do cook their sauce all day and I know Italians who cook their sauce only to serving temperature. Prolonged heat and extended cooking destroy the vitamin C in tomatoes. You...

How would I determine the fat content of cheese with 7% milk fat?

I wondered if you could answer a question that I have in regards to skim milk cheddar cheese. I recently purchased a block of skim milk cheese rated at 7% milk fat. How would I determine the fat content of a serving of this cheese, as it had no nutritional label? Thanks for any...

What are the nutritional benefits of beef?

I am doing a project about the benefits of beef and required some information. What are the nutritional benefits of beef? Thank you very much. Have you tried looking at the National Beef Council site? Beef is a good source of protein, vitamin B12, zinc, niacin vitamin B3, selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, iron, riboflavin, and...

How do I extract juice from raw vegetables?

How do I extract juice from raw vegetables? Raw vegetables are high in fiber and the best / easiest way is with a juicer. Otherwise, you could put vegetables in your blender or food processor. However since water content varies from vegetable to vegetable, you may have to add water or juice or broth to...

To what food group do mushrooms belong?

What food group do mushrooms belong to? Please reply. Thanks in advance. Vegetables in the food guide My Plate and diabetic exchanges.

Is there a difference between room temperature and cold water as how the body uses it?

I've noticed recommendations for cold water a couple of times recently. Is there a difference between room temperature and cold water as far as how the body uses it? Cold (40 - 50 degrees F) water is absorbed more quickly from the stomach. Also, if cold water is drunk during physical exercise has the dual...

Do dairy products reduce absorption of antioxidants?

Is your body's ability to absorb the antioxidants in berries reduced when they're eaten in combination with dairy products like yogurt or milk? There seems to be a lot of confusion about this on the internet. Can you clear this up? I'd like to start eating more berries for cancer prevention properties & want...

After baking an apple pie, does it contain all the nutrients of the fresh apples in it?

Does an apple pie, after baking, still contain all the nutrients of the fresh apples that went into it? Mostly yes other than some fiber is lost when the apple is peeled for the pie and some vitamin C is lost during baking. Apples are a source of vitamin C (14% Daily Value for a...

I know that the vegetarian and vegan are is the only really healthy diets.

This is not a question but a comment. I have just read what you have to say on a vegetarian diet and frankly, I'm disappointed by your advice. No, I'm not a dietitian, but even I know that the vegetarian diet and better still vegan diet, is the only really healthy diet. The idea...

How do you get rid of cellulite, that dimply fat?

I need to get in shape for summer. The only place I need to trim down is my buttocks and thighs. How do you get rid of cellulite? Or whatever that dimply fat is? First of all, there is no such thing as cellulite. It was a word coined by people who advertise they could...

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