Does Cooking Fruits and Vegetables reduce Nutritional value

Yes and No Some vitamins and minerals such as potassium, B vitamins and C vitamins are destroyed by the heat and leached away into the cooking water [1], while other nutrients such as beta carotene [Carrots, Squash, Orange hue fruits and vegetables], lycopene [Tomatoes, guavas, watermelon, grapefruit, papaya, asparagus, red cabbage, mango] and phytochemicals become … Read more Does Cooking Fruits and Vegetables reduce Nutritional value

Black Republican Cherry – Plant and Crop Profile

Black Republican Cherries can be traced to Oregon of the 1860s. It was bred and named by Mr. Seth Lewelling a Civil Rights advocate, abolitionist, and reputed participant in the Underground Railroad. He named it ‘Republican’ due to his beliefs in Equal Rights. The fruit is smaller than most other cherries but is firm and … Read more Black Republican Cherry – Plant and Crop Profile