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Conserve Definition in Context with Images Visual Words

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Conserve definition in context with images and real examples in visual dictionary and thesaurus

/kənˈsɜːv/ (noun & verb)

Conserve definition

Verb: to protect or keep something from harm, damage or decay, preserve food from decay, save, safeguard, reserve, perpetuate, husband, sustain, store, maintain, take care of

Noun: a type of jam, preserve

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Conserve in context

A common misconception about canned or conserved food is that it is less nutritious than fresh food. The canning process, however, preserves most of a food’s nutrients. Research has shown that protein, carbs, fat, minerals, and vitamins A, K, D and E all remain intact throughout the canning process. Water-soluble vitamins, like vitamin C and vitamin B, are often damaged during canning though, because the food has to be cooked at a high heat before it can be canned.

And certain foods, like tomatoes and corn, actually release more antioxidants when cooked at high temperatures, which make canned versions of those foods a better source of antioxidants than eating them raw. In many cases, canned foods retain a comparable amount of nutrients as their fresh counterparts.

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Antonyms of conserve

destroy, expend

Parts of speech

Adjective: conservable

Adjective: conservative

Adverb: conservatively

Noun: conserver

Noun: conservation

Noun: conservationist

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