What Form is Your Fruit & Veggies?

  • 2 Minutes Read
  • Oct 23, 2012

Did you know that there are over 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? This means a ton of options for flavor and texture! And the best part is that we have the ability to purchase them in many forms — fresh, frozen, canned and dried. Each type has its share of benefits in terms of access, nutrition and cost. Here's what you need to know about fresh, frozen, canned and dried fruit and vegetable options and how each type fits into a healthy diet full of variety.

What Form is Your Fruit & Veggies?

Did you know that there are over 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables? This means a ton of options for flavor and texture! And the best part is that we have the ability to purchase them in many forms — fresh, frozen, canned and dried. Each type has its share of benefits in terms of access, nutrition and cost. Here's what you need to know about fresh, frozen, canned and dried fruit and vegetable options and how each type fits into a healthy diet full of variety.

Fresh

Frozen

Canned

Dried

Be a savvy shopper!

Additional Online Resources

This blog post was written by dietetic intern, Sarah Hudnall. If you like Sarah's writing, you can read her blog at Navigating Nutrition. Foods & Recipes->Fruit & Vegetables Meal Planning & Diets->"Plan, Shop, Prep, and Cook"
Ryan Newhouse - is the Marketing Director for MyNetDiary and writes for a variety of publications. He wants you to check out MyNetDiary on Instagram!

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