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Vegetables: Vitamins
 
 

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Save money on the vitamins and minerals in vegetables by not washing them away with water.  When you boil vegetables, you lose a lot of the nutrients in the water.  When you steam them, you preserve them.  When possible, steam your vegetables. 

 

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Here are some additional frugal tips to save money on vitamins from vegetables.

 

- Save water in which you've boiled vegetables and use it to make soup stock.
 
- Eat lots of dark green and brightly colored vegetables to get the most vitamins.
 
- Use vegetable water to make stews and casseroles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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