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From Canned to Cooked

​Learn Are canned foods as healthy as fresh foods? Shelf-stable foods, such as canned beans, vegetables, fruits, and meats, have gotten a bad reputation. This is because some canned foods contain added sodium, sugar, or fat, changing the nutrition of the fresh version. The good news is there are canned foods that do not contain these added ingredients, so they are just as nutritious as the fresh versions! Which foods should I buy canned? Proteins: