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Cooking in general decreases the insoluble dietary fiber contents and increases the soluble fraction. I guess this is the theoretical basis for the claim(s) regarding cooked carrots (and other cooked vegetables), but whether the change is [clinically] significant enough to affect constipation is another matter... Legumes, leafy vegetables, roots and tubers, ...


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You're right, evidence shows its viruses and bacteria that cause cold. The question is, does cold temperatures contribute to increasing your chances of contracting a virus? The simple answer is yes, this is why the myth persists. Of course the devil is in the details. The evidence suggests that its in fact the lack of vitamin D especially in the winter ...


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