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Does bleaching or milling flour remove vitamins?

Does bleaching or milling flour remove vitamins? Is this why some flours are enriched, even non-bleached ones, with, e.g., "niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (...
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Homemade yeast extract from vegetable stock for nutritional properties

I am a huge fan of drinking marmite, partly because of the vitamins it offers, as I am a vegan. However, the price of it is quite high and up until recently I was able to buy a supermarket's own brand ...
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Convert vitamin powder to something edible [closed]

I would like to add a vitamin powder to some food I have but unfortunately the vitamin powder(I have read) degrades when I attempt to put in water for more then a couple days it looses its benefits ...
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How do I iron-fortify homemade baby cereal?

I have been making baby cereal powder by grinding rolled oats, flax seed, and hemp seed into a powder. I prepare this cereal by adding water and heat. Many commercial powdered baby cereals (and ...
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Plant-based sources of Vitamin B-12?

Vitamin B-12 deficiency (used to be called "pernicious anemia") is a risk of being a vegan. Are there any plant-based sources of Vitamin B-12? If not, why? Can one "grow" Vitamin B-12?
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Scurvy grass - preparation and kitchen utensils

So, as many of you may know, I live on a boat, traveling the world by sea. Though today in most places it is possible to obtain at least some decent nutrition no matter where (Azores sometimes ...
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Does full-fat milk contain Vitamin-D?

I would like to know if full-fat milk contain Vitamin-D. The reason is that in Norway, low-fat milk is enriched with Vitamin-D due to the lack of sunlight. However, there is no Vitamin-D enriched ...
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How long do vitamins last in multivitamin juice?

I like to drink multivitamin juice similar to this, but it takes me a 3 or 4 days to drink whole carton. How long will these added vitamins last, when kept in the refrigerator? How long will they ...
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Best way to preserve nutrients while dehydrating fruit and veggies

I am getting into fruit dehydration (and maybe of other foods) for backpacking. I'd really like to backpack with my own made food as much as possible and reduce vitamins and minerals supplements to a ...
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Is it bad to boil milk?

In another question, I asked about pasteurization of raw milk at home. I got some interesting comments (of course, I further searched on the internet) that some people prefer not to pasteurize raw ...
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Does chopping vegetables remove vitamins?

I hear some chefs saying on TV: "Don't cut your vegetables in the salad too small, because the smaller you cut them the more vitamins are lost." Is that true? and if it was really true, what is a ...
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How can I fortify homemade soy milk?

Commercial soy milk is fortified with lots of different vitamins. Is it possible to add these vitamins to homemade soy milk? If so how would you do it? I'm not sure if we absorb the vitamins or if ...
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