The essential nutrients in the foods you choose for you and your family have powerful properties that support health. From foods high in antioxidants and phytochemicals to protein and more, each has a unique role in supporting your health.
Every day, researchers are showing the connection between healthy foods and good health. Foods that contain Vitamin C may help asthma sufferers. Carrots, beans, peas and other vegetables can lower cholesterol when consumed as part of a healthy diet. Lycopene, which is found in canned and processed tomato products, may help prevent heart disease and prostate cancer.
And who says that "fresh" is the only option? A study conducted by the University of Massachusetts found that recipes made with canned ingredients are similar in nutritional and taste value to those made with fresh or frozen items. In addition, a nutrition study conducted by the University of Illinois showed that canned fruits and vegetables generally provide as much dietary fiber and nutrients as their cooked fresh and frozen counterparts.
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