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Fresh vs. Canned vs. Frozen: Which Is Better?

Fresh vs. Canned vs. Frozen: Which Is Better?

Canned or frozen produce can be more convenient—but are you giving up nutrition for convenience?

Nothing beats fresh produce. Still, in the kitchen, using canned or frozen fruits and vegetables can be a lot more convenient—but is it worth it? Are you giving up nutrition for convenience? Although a fresh fruit or vegetable would never be considered unhealthy, surprisingly there are a few circumstances where frozen and even canned could offer you more health benefits than fresh. Here’s a closer look at a few examples of fresh foods vs. their canned or frozen counterparts.

Hilary Meyer, Associate Food Editor

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