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Old 12-18-2009, 09:06 AM   #1
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Quick question about blending certain foods

Hi, I'm just wondering, for my own personal reasons I do this, I want to know does the body absorb food the same way?

So in my case, if i throw some veggies like broccoli and carrots in the blender, does the puree absorb the same way as if I ate the broccoli and carrots whole?

When I eat pasta for instance, if i was to add a whole bunch of veggies, some whole grains, and something else..it would take me forever to eat the dish. But if i made a puree of it all, the more I add the more variety and the more nutriition. I know it sounds odd and gross but with my conditions I have to make the adjustments and the taste/texture doesn't bother me at all.

I have certain disorders and I eat extremely slow sometimes i like to puree my food so eat it quicker.

Thank you

 
Old 12-26-2009, 01:09 PM   #2
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Re: Quick question about blending certain foods

Yes, the food would still be absorbed the same way. You might loose some fiber by pureeing and therefore digest the puree a little faster than solid food, but otherwise, to my knowledge, absorption wouldn't change.

 
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