Only 33% of Americans are meeting the recommendation for fruit intake! In the middle of winter, when those fresh juicy summer peaches, pears, and tomatoes are a distant memory, the canned fruit aisle can help you meet your fruit needs.
- Canned and frozen fruit and vegetables are a nutritious, affordable option, especially when fresh local produce is limited.
- The nutrient content of canned and frozen fruit has been shown to be comparable to fresh. Both are a great source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
- Choose canned fruit in water or 100% juice. Avoid fruit in syrup. Look for the green Dietitians Choice tags to help you find the best options.
- Check out the California Cling Peach board website for a collection of delicious recipes. This Roasted Salmon with Savory Peach Basil Sauce will bring back those summer memories.
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