There are three kinds of materials that can be used to make a pressure cooking pot. While some are quite popular but not that healthy. This article discusses those and explains which one is the healthiest and why. Continue reading Pressure Cooking in Pure Clay: How is it better than Conventional Pressure Cooker?
For a healthy cooking, there are two main aspects to keep in mind:
- The food’s nutrients should remain intact
- The material used should be non-toxic
It’s a common belief that cooking in a slow cooker is healthier than in a normal cooker and it doesn’t destroy the nutrients as the heat is usually kept low. But scientific research has proven otherwise. A test was done on amino acid lysine found in peanuts. It was found that 20% of it was gone after cooking for an hour and a half at 150°F/66°C heat. After two and a half hours, only 60% of it was left. When cooking for long hours even at low temperatures, majority of vitamins are lost as they have less heat stability than this amino acid. So, it is proven that this low heat for a very long period of time actually damages nutrients. Continue reading Do You Need A Conventional Slow Cooker? Not Really!