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Quiz on Cooking Veggies and Antioxidant Content

The Raw and The Cooked: Broccoli and Carrots

Are all veggies better for you when they are raw? It is a common assumption, but is it true? Take this two question quiz and see.

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The Raw and The Cooked: Broccoli and Carrots

T/F: Broccoli contains more possible cancer preventing antioxidants when it is steamed than when it is raw.

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karolinakks karolinakks 7 years
Actually the enzyme in raw carrots kills vitamin C but if you use vinegar, you can prevent this.
starkiss23 starkiss23 8 years
Wow, those were really surprising!
laluna27 laluna27 8 years
I cant believe the Carrot one - wow!
emalove emalove 8 years
I knew the broccoli one...even though I personally prefer it raw!
pebby01 pebby01 8 years
i got 0%...but im happy because i like those veggies better cooked anyway :D
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Ugh, I hate boiled carrots. I do like steamed broccoli though.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 8 years
Whoops I got an F-....better hide this from mom and dad!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Mmmmm veggies!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Mmmmm veggies!
wackdoodle wackdoodle 8 years
Learn in Botany Classes that those and other veggies in humans because we are omnivores not herbivores (natural vegetarians) cannot get to the nutrients in certain veggies and fruits without first cooking them a bit. Good thing that cavewoman found fire and threw some grub on it.
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