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Frozen foods vs. fresh

Frozen foods vs. fresh

Overview

Generally, vegetables that are fresh from the farm or just picked are more nutritious than their frozen or canned counterparts, however frozen vegetables are an acceptable nutritional alternative.

Review Date 8/26/2017

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.