Growing Your Own Produce

Looking at the weather forecast for the summer, it looks as though you will be able to spend a lot of time outdoors. I know I plan to do so! Maybe you could spend some time in the garden and try growing your own produce. Continue reading Growing Your Own Produce

The Truth About Dietary Myths: Fresh, Frozen, or Canned

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Dietary Myths-Fresh Frozen Canned-Elite Sports Clubs

Should we use canned fruits and vegetables? Aren’t frozen vegetables really the best you can use in cooking?

For years we have been instructed to use fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, identifying them as the best for nutrition. Many times, the nutritional conversation outlines that fresh or frozen are the best for nutrients and the best for fiber. Today, this message has all changed. Individuals are encouraged to use what best fits their needs and schedule. But, for the most part, research done by independent studies has shown that, fruits and vegetables, fresh, frozen, and even canned, are very comparable. Continue reading The Truth About Dietary Myths: Fresh, Frozen, or Canned