Are Raw or Cooked Vegetables Better?
Some vegetables when cooked provide more health benefits, while others are drastically decreased. An example would be tomatoes and carrots. When tomatoes are cooked the amount of lycopene is increased, which has anti-oxidant benefits, more than Vitamin C, like sun protection, heart health and possible protection for lung, prostate and stomach cancer. When carrots are cooked, there is an increase in beta-carotene which is an anti-oxidant that helps with vision, bone growth an