Healthy cooking habits helps retain maximum nutrients in your food and these cooking habits include steaming, boiling, sautéing, simmering, pressure cooking and stir-frying with minimal oil.
Prepare food using minimal salt. Add spices and herbs to improve the flavor of food instead. When using canned vegetables, rinse them to remove excess salt or oil. You can reduce fat in your food by trimming visible fat from meat and by using skinless poultry. When cooking vegetables, cook them long enough to make them tender-crisp as overcooking loses important nutrients.