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Canned Produce Has Just as Many Nutrients as Fresh Produce

Canned has just as many ingredients?
Canned has just as many ingredients (Image via stock.xchng)

Via life hacker

Canned fruits and vegetables have a reputation for not being as packed with nutrients as their fresh counterparts, but as The New York Times points out, by the time that produce actually reaches you, both canned and fresh are on pretty equal footing.

In fact, canned fruits and vegetables sometimes retain more of their nutrients than fresh produce. While freshly picked fruits and vegetables start with more vitamins, by the time they’re shipped, packed, and end up in your shopping basket they’ve lost some of their luster:

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