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10 Ways to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

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Learn how to cook your vegetables with flavor. Seek out fresh herbs such as basil, dill, and parsley, and spices such as oregano, salt, pepper, curry powder, cumin, and -- most of all -- fresh chopped garlic. Not only does garlic make vegetables taste amazing, it's an excellent source of manganese, a very good source of vitamins B6 and C, and a good source of selenium. Chopping garlic releases the enzyme that activates its phytochemicals. Cooking it too much, however, destroys that enzyme, so chop garlic and let it rest for about 10 minutes while you prepare other ingredients, then add it toward the end of the cooking process.

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jtiedje wrote:

I really dislike the way you have this article reading. I like page numbers, this is confusing and I probably won't forward to other friends who could use this because it's so confusing. You see the "next" button and I think it's the next story...page numbers are easier to follow.

4/6/2012 08:24:34 AM Report Abuse
jtiedje wrote:

I'm trying to read your article and there are no pages to turn to. I can only read #1.

4/6/2012 08:21:45 AM Report Abuse
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2/2/2012 02:48:31 AM Report Abuse
anonymous wrote:

Cutting vegetables does not deplete any of the nutrients. In fact, some vitamins only become "active" when they are cooked. It's the method of cooking however that will either add unncessary calories or the vitamins will be leaked into the water for example. Steaming is the best way to cook fresh vegetables. If you're looking for a cheaper way to consume veggies, try purchasing frozen veggies. As a poor college student, that is the only way I could consume them without them going bad!

4/30/2011 06:34:05 AM Report Abuse
anonymous wrote:

There are four main things in my fridge-- Whole grain bread, soy milk, fruits and veggies. When one buys pretty much nothing but fruits and veggies, it's very easy to consume them.

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