Is there any harm in eating microwave foods daily?

Is there any harm in eating microwave foods daily? Do you have any information on the effects of a microwave? Microwave cooking of food is not harmful, based on current research. In fact, microwaves preserve more of the vitamins and minerals in food because the food's exposure to heat and water is shorter than with...

What is the best way to prepare a two pound round steak to preserve the flavor and nutrients?

What is the best way to prepare a two pound round steak to preserve the flavor and nutrients? Round steak is a lean, less tender cut of meat and is usually cooked until well done. It is often braised in a pan on the top of the stove and cooked with a liquid like broth...

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...

Does zucchini have any nutritional value?

I grow lots of zucchini every summer. Does it have any nutritional value? I cook it in recipes for soup, cakes, and bread. Zucchini (1 cup of slices) contains Nutrient % Daily Value calories 16 fiber 5% thiamin, vitamin B1 5% vitamin B6 5% vitamin C 15% folate 6% magnesium 6% manganese 7% molybdenum 18% potassium 8%   So to answer your question, yes, zucchini does have nutritional value and when included in recipes, zucchini adds vitamins and...

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...

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