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7 vegetables that you should cook instead of eating raw

INSIDER Logo By Sara Hendricks of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 8: When you eat your veggies - which, you know, you should be doing two to three times a day, according to Choose My Plate - you may be of the belief that, in order to gain all the benefits they have to offer, you must eat them raw. This isn't exactly true. Although raw vegetables definitely have many health benefits, forgoing cooked vegetables in their favor isn't always a good idea. INSIDER spoke with dietitian Bonnie Taub-Dix, creator of BetterThanDieting.com and author of "Read it Before You Eat It - Taking You From Label To Table," to find out which vegetables you should cook instead of always eating raw.

When you eat your veggies - which, you know, you should be doing two to three times a day, according to Choose My Plate - you may be of the belief that, in order to gain all the benefits they have to offer, you must eat them raw.

This isn't exactly true. Although raw vegetables definitely have many health benefits, forgoing cooked vegetables in their favor isn't always a good idea. INSIDER spoke with dietitian Bonnie Taub-Dix, creator of BetterThanDieting.com and author of "Read it Before You Eat It - Taking You From Label To Table," to find out which vegetables you should cook instead of always eating raw.

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