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We all know that veggies are an essential part of a healthy diet, and it’s easy to assume that fresh is always best.

However, not all raw produce is created equal.

Certain nutrients are enhanced during the cooking process while other nutrients actually break down heated, depending on the vegetable.

At the end of the day, there’s no “wrong way” to eat your veggies.

Higher vegetable consumption, cooked and raw, is linked with better health and lower risk of disease.

So for those of you that have taken eating raw tomatoes and onions personal, you may have been doing some things wrong after all.

Check out gallery for fruits and veggies that are best eaten after some boiling time and which ones you should munch on straight out of the fridge.

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