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Is Raw or Cooked Food More Nutritious?

Is Raw or Cooked Food More Nutritious?
Raw plant food supplies many disease-fighting nutrients which also promote longevity, but are raw food diets more nutritious?  According to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, consuming a raw diet is not more nutritious.  He responds by saying, "Eating an exclusively raw-food diet is a disadvantage."  He believes that, "Excluding all steamed vegetables and vegetable soups from your...
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Jeff Novick Compares Fruit Juice To Cola

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Antioxidants Sprouting Up

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What's the Best Cooking Method?

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Raw Food Nutrient Absorption

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Which is Better, Raw or Cooked Broccoli?

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Denise Rose
Dr. Carney,If we are going to cook some broccoli or other cruciferous veggie (not deepfried), I understand from Dr. Greger's book,... Read More
Monday, August 13 2018 20:21
Sean Carney
Hello Denise, So sorry for a slow response. I am going to ask my wife what she thinks about this. My guess is that while there ma... Read More
Thursday, August 16 2018 19:18
Linda Carney MD
Steamed is better for overall digestion and absorption of nutrients.
Thursday, August 16 2018 20:20
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Raw Food Diet Myths

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Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at Home

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Discovering Dairy Alternatives

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Breaking the Food Seduction

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PCRM 21-Day Vegan Kickstart

PCRM 21-Day Vegan Kickstart

PCRM (Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine) offers a "21-day Vegan Kick Start Program" that begins the first day of every month. However, you may register for it at anytime during the month.

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Engine 2 Diet - 28 Day Challenge

Engine 2 Diet - 28 Day Challenge

Are you ready to take steps towards a more health-supporting diet, but aren't sure how to begin? If so, Rip Esselstyn from the Engine 2 Diet, has combined the basic concepts of plant-based nutrition into a 28-day, Nationwide Engine 2 Challenge. This simple action plan has transormed the life of thousands of people. It can work for you and for the people you love. 

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