Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

Fresh, Canned or Frozen: Get the Most from Your Fruits and Vegetables

 

 

When it comes to buying fruits and vegetables, many factors play a role in which types consumers choose, including nutritional value. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says no matter what form they take — fresh, frozen, canned or dried — fruits and vegetables are good-for-you foods that can be enjoyed at any time.

Here are ideas for getting the most from your fruits and vegetables, no matter what form they take.

Canned Fruits and Vegetables

  • Get the juice. For canned fruit, look for descriptions on the label like “packed in its own juices,” “packed in fruit juice,” “unsweetened” or “no added sugar.” Fruits packed in juices contain less added sugar and fewer calories than fruits packed in syrup.
  • Pinch the salt. If you are cutting back on sodium, look for descriptions such as “no salt added” and “reduced sodium” on the labels of canned vegetables.
  • Savor the flavor. Use canned fruits and vegetables immediately after opening for maximum flavor and nutritional value.

Frozen Varieties

  • Forgo the fat. When buying frozen vegetables, control fat and calories by choosing plain vegetables or those made with low-fat sauces.
  • Check the label. Frozen fruits come in both sweetened and unsweetened varieties, so make sure to check the label and choose unsweetened fruit. Frozen fruit bars also make a nutritious snack, but read the label to learn if they’re made with real fruit juice.

Dried Fruits

  • Pick the plain. Dried fruit contains lots of fiber, vitamins A and C, potassium and folate, but keep in mind that serving sizes are smaller. Also, some dried fruits may have added sugar so read the label. If you are sensitive to sulfites, check the label of dried fruits to make sure they are not preserved with sulfite, which may trigger an allergic reaction.
  • Have a handful. Dried fruit is a great portable snack. It can also jazz up salads, pancakes, bread recipes or a bowl of cereal.

There are thousands of varieties of canned and frozen fruits and vegetables on grocery store shelves, which makes it easy to find foods that suit your tastes and fit into a healthy eating plan.

 

WOD

6 Rounds:

200 Meter Run

200 Meter Row

15 Slam Balls 40/20#

 Core Down
3 Rounds:

2 Rope Climbs or Rope Walks
20 Hollow Rocks

Coach’s Tip= Today’s focus is aerobic capacity. This is a longer endurance workout, however the rep scheme of each movement allows you to push the pace! Try to pace this workout so you have negative splits each round (get faster each round). Quick transitions from one movement to the next.

RX

Erin 1714
Belinda 1613
Jared 1450
Aimee O 1815
Amanda 1545
Ryan 2013
Big Ben 1637
Beth 1714
J Fruh 1743
Jim 1940
Shaq 1828
SM 1530
Liana 2331
Faith 2330
Tonya 1856
Natalie 1825
G Lord 2100
Jeff W 1829
Bob 6’9 2219
Angie 1923
Kirk 1443
Christa 1648
JLord 1956
Munique 1638
Karen 2011
Ashleigh 1550
Connor 1525
Cory 1643
Travis 1609
Jenny 1733
Toph 1727
Brett 1729
Mandy 1912
Bre 1843
Ellie 1945
Tweedy 1920
KDawg 1725
Bob 1618
Hollywood 1823
Christy 1737
Sp K 1551
Kevin 1922
Bill H 1900
Katie 2309
Nate 1808
Josh 1657
Max 1352
Travis 1910
Annie 1825
Marion 1505
Steve S. 1535
DP 1911
Aimee F. 1742
DLay 1556
Kyle 1540
Mer 1645
Carrie 2155
KK 1741
PDiddy 1514
BDiddy 2045
Joseph 2023
Josh 2005
Lindsey 1955
Min ?
Colt 1724
Sarah 1706
Chris 1831
Ren 2020
Trina 1923
Erika 1822
Darcy 2123
Joe H. 1554
Jen Lay 1805
Richard 1946
Robin 2045
Walter 1927
Craig 1818
Vance 1721

MOD

Max 1652
Aaron 2014
Scott 2206
Janet 2108
Kathy 2145
John 2038
Dave N 2113
BRad 1916
March 2046

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