For one thing, you can’t easily disguise a vegetable as something else. For another – they’re the best ticket to a long and healthy life after exercise. Packed with vitamins and minerals and void of the high fat, sugar and salt levels which taint most other foods we eat, vegetables are nature’s diet pills.
The fact that vegetables are healthy is undisputable. The real question is – how do you get the best from them? Some vegetables are healthier eaten raw, while some benefit from the cooking process.
The healthiest way to cook vegetables is to lightly steam them so they still have a bit of a crunch. This will keep the nutrients in without adding fat content in the form of...