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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.

Update Date 8/14/2015

Updated by: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.