Marjorie Freedman, MS, PhD, shares new research that points to better overall nutrition among American adults who eat canned fruits and vegetables.
New study reveals children who ate canned fruits and vegetables had higher total fruit and vegetable intake and a better overall diet.
Canned foods provide important nutrients our bodies need, often at a lower cost-per-nutrient than fresh, frozen or dried forms. (Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences)
All forms – canned, fresh, frozen, dried and 100% juice – of fruits and vegetables provide needed nutrients that make up a healthy diet. (UC Davis)
Recipes made with canned ingredients deliver on health, taste and convenience.(University of Massachusetts)
Canned foods are comparable to cooked, fresh and frozen varieties in their nutrient contribution to the American diet. (University of Illinois)
What could be better than a bowl of chili on a cold day? Combine the warming power of chili and chipotle with the extra nutrition that comes from nutrient-packed canned pumpkin and black beans. Canned foods make preparing delicious meals quick and easy. Plus, they help boost nutrition with minimal effort.