TITLE

Frozen Fruits and Vegetables at Least as Nutritious as Fresh

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
86431971

 

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