Are Fresh or Frozen Vegetables Healthier?
canned vegetables tend to lose a lot of nutrients
during the preservation process
(notable exceptions include tomatoes and
pumpkin), frozen vegetables may be even more
healthful than some of
the fresh produce sold
in supermarkets. Fruits and vegetables chosen
for freezing tend to be processed at their peak
ripeness, a time when-as a general rule-they are
in-season, buy them fresh and ripe. "Off-season,"
frozen vegetables will give you a high
concentration of nutrients. Eat them soon after
purchase. Steam or microwave rather than boil your
produce to minimize the loss of water-soluble