It's Obvious That Vegetables in Their Natural State Are Healthier Than Cooked
… but that doesn't make it true. According to at least one study:
Should the brussels sprouts be microwaved or stir fried? I recommend doing both. Take no chances.
“Most meals are safe,” said Dr. Patricia Griffin, a government researcher and one of the study’s authors who said the finding shouldn’t discourage people from eating produce. Experts repeated often-heard advice: Be sure to wash those foods or cook them thoroughly.
About 1 in 5 illnesses were linked to leafy green vegetables — more than any other type of food. And nearly half of all food poisonings were attributed to produce in general, when illnesses from other fruits and vegetables were added in.