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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:

Lifestyle Coaching

Health Plus provides personal lifestyle coaching as a benefit for VUMC faculty/staff and spouses. Lifestyle coaching can help you find the motivation and tools to reach your goals. Goals might include losing weight, being more physically active, eating better, quitting smoking, or lowering stress.