Not all foods are suitable for cooking. Some must be heated, others should not be reheated in the microwave, and still others should not be placed in a refrigerator. Those presented in the list below retain more nutritional qualities if they are eaten or prepared without cooking. Losses “depend on the cooking method”, as an article on the Femme Actuelle site points out.

To ensure safe ingestion, the CDC lists common kitchen mistakes:

Others to recommend

In France, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty issues recommendations regarding the foods that we wish to ingest raw. If you still want to opt for a cooking method, know that there is a method that allows you to cook your food while saving energy. Whichever method you choose, the ones in the slideshow below would be better without cooking.