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5 Ways to Steam Vegetables to Retain Nutrients

5 Ways to Steam Vegetables to Retain Nutrients
Steaming vegetables can retain more nutrients. Photo Credit bit245/iStock/Getty Images

If you steam vegetables, you are choosing a healthy way to get your daily dose of vitamins. Dunking your veggies in a pot full of water and cooking them for hours doesn't make the cut anymore. Vegetables are sensitive to time, temperature and water. You can retain vegetable nutrients by steaming, an easy cooking method that will give you to the most your vegetables have to offer.

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