Frozen Fruits and Vegetables at Least as Nutritious as Fresh

April 2013
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses frozen fruits and vegetables that are as nutritious as the fresh one's. It mentions that frozen vegetables and fruits are processed close to the point of harvesting, and, unless defrost and refrozen prior to sale, they have the same level of nutrients as fresh ones or more due to the quick processing. It also mentions about the canned fruits and vegetables that are processed without added salt or sugar drain the canning liquid and rinse the contents under running water. INSET: FROZEN CONVENIENCE.


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