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Whole-cooked carrots fight cancer: Study
07-02-2009, 07:29 AM
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Whole-cooked carrots fight cancer: Study
The anti-cancer properties of carrots are enhanced 25 per cent if they are cooked whole rather than chopped up beforehand, a study has found. They taste better too, according to scientists at Newcastle University, because more of their sugar is retained, BBC reported. “Chopping up your carrots increases the surface area so more of the nutrients leach out into the water while they are cooked,” said lead researcher Dr. Kirsten Brandt. “By cooking them whole and chopping them up afterwards, you are locking in both taste and nutrients.” Brandt, along with colleagues at the University of Denmark.

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