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The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.

—Charles Darwin, English naturalist (1809–1882)

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.

—James A. Froude, English historian (1818–1894)

If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life.

—Howard Lyman, author of Mad Cowboy

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.

—Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (1828–1910)

Frozen vegetables is better than the fresh one

subota, 4. rujna 2010.

According to the latest research, frozen vegetables can be more nutritious and better than the fresh one from markets and shopping centers. While fresh vegetables arrive to the table can lose up to 45 percent of valuable nutrients.
On the other hand, frozen vegetables can stand up to two weeks before it starts to lose its nutritional value. Devastating is the fact that 80 percent of buyers believe that fresh vegetables at markets and trade centers in more than four days. The fact is that with a few tricks can seem fresh vegetables, and be aged up to nine days. When we add the time that passes until the vegetables are kept at home, and finally preparing to eat it may take 15 days.

Investigation of the loss of vitamins and nutrients in vegetables was conducted by Research Institute of Food under the sponsorship of companies specialized in Birds Eye frozen vegetables. The company assured consumers that frozen vegetables contain about 30 percent more vitamin C than fresh equivalents. Nutritionist Dr Sarah Schenker said that the nutritional value of vegetables decreased as soon as it picks up from the garden, which means that when you arrive on the plate is no longer nourishing and useful as we think.

Researcher Charlotte Harden argues that it is necessary to reject the view that frozen vegetables are worse than fresh because in most cases it has equal quality as fresh-picked vegetables, and sometimes even better.

British Association for frozen foods
agreed with that, a spokesman for the organization says they are quick and organized method of storing vegetables from the moment of harvest until frost so developed that the loss of nutritional value is minimal. On the other hand, fresh vegetables in shopping malls, and in the markets may be old and until a few days, I assure mentioned experts.

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