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  • Eggs are close to being a perfect food, full of vitamins A, D, E, K and B12, omega-3 fats, folate and antioxidants; they are versatile, kids love them and they can be cooked in a variety of ways


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Clarification as requested by John Gregory, Newsguard  - February 27, 2019

The study in reference 15 also concluded that out of four different cooking methods for broccoli: high pressure boiling, low pressure boiling, microwaving and steaming – steaming preserves the greatest amount of phenolic compounds.  The study on garlic in reference 16 also concluded that various methods of heating damage the anticancer ability of garlic, but when garlic is crushed or cut and allowed to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before heating, it can still maintain some protective properties.


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