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Steaming green beans using a metal steaming basket can keep nutrients in.

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Try 'steam frying' your food instead of deep-frying it

The main rule of thumb for healthy cooking is to avoid methods that require excessive fat. I would urge you not to fry food and especially to avoid deep-frying, which not only adds lots of calories but also exposes you to the health risks of oxidized fats.