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10 useful foods that you eat wrong

To get the maximum benefit from food, we will reveal to you all the secrets of your favorite foods.


Broccoli cabbage contains substances that kill cancer cells. But if you cook or simmer cabbage, some of these useful elements will be irretrievably lost. Therefore, no cooking, stewing and baking. Only steaming and cutting thin cabbage into vegetable salad in thin slices is allowed.


When you buy strawberries, do not rush to tear off the tails of the berries. When tearing off the tails or cutting berries, some of the vitamin C is lost. Buy berries only in season. If you really want to eat ripe berries, then do not buy an "overseas" strawberry, buy a better package of frozen berries. They will have more vitamins!


Do not drink black tea with milk. Scientific studies have shown that tea catechins, which are so beneficial to the cardiovascular system, come into contact with milk protein, lose their activity and are difficult to digest.


We are unlikely to get healthy fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, which are contained in flax seeds, if we simply mix them with kefir or yogutr. Nutritionists advise to grind flax seeds into powder before consumption. With this treatment, all useful substances will come out. This is exactly what we need.


To keep all the useful ingredients in asparagus, cook it in a double boiler or very quickly fry in a hot frying pan. It should be soft, but slightly crispy. Do not overcook it, so as not to lose a single gram of beneficial vitamins. Do not pour out the water after the asparagus is cooked in a cooker. Use it for cooking sauce, add to the soup.


When grinding and crushing teeth, allicin is released, which inhibits the growth of cancer cells, bacteria and fungi. But in order to get the most out of garlic, just lie down for 10 minutes after being crushed. In this case, allicin will be released by the cavity. Now you can add it to meat, salads and soups.

Sometimes you open Greek yogurt and see a clear liquid on the surface.What to do? Pour into the sink! Never do that. This is whey, in which a lot of protein and calcium. Just stir with a spoon of yogurt and eat. It also happens that when cooking, we add yogurt to the stew or marinade. Ka, cadcium and protein you will not lose, but useful bacteria will have to say goodbye.


Trust the preparation of a barbecue or grilled meat is necessary only for professionals. Otherwise, get overdried, and even charred piece of raw meat. Top - burnt crust, and inside unroasted meat. So food poisoning can be obtained!


Everyone knows that tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that is very useful for preventing atherosclerosis and protecting vessels from destruction. But to get it in the maximum amount, the tomatoes need to be subjected to heat treatment: cook, fry or bake.


Sometimes you open Greek yogur and see a clear liquid on the surface. What to do? Pour into the sink! Never do that. This is whey, in which a lot of protein and calcium. Just stir with a spoon of yogurt and eat. It also happens,that when cooking, we add yogurt to the stew or marinade. You won't lose ka, cadmium and protein, but you will have to say goodbye to the good bacteria.


Untreated grains and dried beans (it’s about them, not all cereals) contain phytates in their shell - antioxidants that, coming into contact with vitamins and minerals, prevent the body from fully assimilating them.

Exit from the situation is simple - before cooking, soak the beans and beans for the night (or at least a couple of hours) in the water. Firstly, it will help get rid of part of phytates, and secondly, it will simplify the work of the stomach and intestines.

And do not worry: all the useful substances (including zinc and iron) will not disappear anywhere, but on the contrary, they will only be better and faster absorbed by the body.


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