Dr. Ann

Cook your carrots whole vs. cutting them up.  Cooked carrots have more nutritional value than fresh and cooking them whole boosts their nutritional value even further.  I always roast carrots whole – try it, they are delicious! Eat more canned beans.  Canned beans have more antioxidants than fresh, frozen, or home-cooked dried beams. “Flash-thaw” your […]

To get the most nutritional bang from your carrots, cook them whole and use mature, not “baby” carrots. Mature carrots have 30% more antioxidants than “baby” carrots (really whittled down misshapen mature carrots) and cooking them whole vs. cut up maximizes their beneficial antioxidants. Lastly, cooked carrots provide 25% more antioxidants than raw carrots. The […]