Don"t lose vitamin B-1 in cooking vegetables
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Don"t lose vitamin B-1 in cooking vegetables

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Published by U.S.D.A. Press Service, Office of Information, and Extension Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Cooking (Vegetables),
  • Vegetables,
  • Nutrition

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SeriesHomemaker news -- no. 44, Homemaker news -- no. 44.
ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture. Office of Information, United States. Extension Service
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] l. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25610865M

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  Cooking veggies can further diminish the content of various water-soluble vitamins including folate, thiamin, B6 and vitamin C, especially in foods that sit . The best way to cook vegetables is as little as possible and without soaking or boiling them in liquid. Steaming or stir-frying the vegetables lightly cooks them without destroying much of the vitamin content. Cook the vegetables until they have just begun to turn tender and no . Vitamin B 1 losses in milk, which has an average fresh content of mg thiamin per g, are normally less than 10% for pasteurised milk, between 5 and 15% for UHT milk and between 30 and 40% for sterilised milk. 18 Between 30 and 50% of the vitamin B 1 .   Some forms of Vitamin B may cook out of the food, so it is best to eat vegetables raw or minimally cooked. For vegans, getting all forms of Vitamin B can be tough, but there is good news. Spirulina, blue-green algae, is available in supplement form and is packed with a variety of the Vitamin .

Cooking and Vitamin and Mineral Loss. Cooking foods, especially in a lot of water or fat at high heat, can reduce the amounts of vitamins and potassium in them, when vitamins such as C evaporate or get thrown out in the cooking water or oil. However, you don’t have to eat everything raw. Just choose the best cooking. Jain vegetarianism is practiced by the followers of Jain culture and philosophy. It is one of the most rigorous forms of spiritually motivated diet on the Indian subcontinent and beyond. The Jain cuisine is completely lacto vegetarian and also excludes underground vegetables such as potato, garlic, onion etc, to prevent injuring small insects and microorganisms; and also to prevent the entire. Food can lose much of its water-soluble vitamin C during processing and cooking. For foods that your family enjoys raw, such as citrus fruits and strawberries, vitamin C loss is less of a concern. Cooking vegetables and fruits in water removes as much as two-thirds of its vitamin . Vitamin loss can be induced by a number of factors. Obviously, losses of vitamins depend on cooking time, temperature, and cooking method. Some vitamins are quite heat-stable, whereas others are textbooks in nutrition, such as Kreutler et al. [], many other factors than heat can destroy (some) vitamins, such as: solubility in water, exposure to air (oxidation), exposure to.

  Steaming and boiling caused a 22 percent to 34 percent loss of vitamin C. Microwaved and pressure-cooked vegetables retained 90 percent of their vitamin C. The bottom line is that no one cooking or preparation method is superior for preserving percent of the nutrients in a vegetable.   Vitamin B foods are very important for health and cow liver is one of the best sources to get vitamin B. Cow Liver, Most people don’t like it much, but it has a high amount of different types of B vitamins. One hundred grams of Cow Liver gets enough vitamin B2, B5, and B3. While it is also possible to get Folate, B6, and B   The key is to watch out for cooking vegetables too long, and with too much water, says Filardo. If you cook vegetables gently -- and without a great deal of water -- you will help protect the. All methods of cooking cause vegetables to lose some nutrients. But boiling can cause the biggest loss. So when boiling, use a small amount of water. Then simmer for a short time, or until the vegetables are tender. Don't overcook. You can use the veggie water for soup stock or other dishes. The best way to cook vegetables is steaming.