In this video we learn if frozen vegetables as nutritious as fresh ones.
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Cynthia: Staying that regiments and doing an I Am Ambush. I'm going to approach some real shoppers to find out what they're buying and why? Let s go. Excuse me; can I have you for a minute? Wendy: Oh sure. Cynthia: Hi, I'm Cynthia Sass. I'm Prevention Nutrition Director. Wendy: Hi, Cynthia. I'm Wendy. Cynthia: Hi, Wendy. How are you? Wendy: Good. Cynthia: I was just curious to find out why do you choose frozen vegetables? Wendy: Soy beans they had a mommy of really quick fix because I can just reach in and grab something and put it on microwave. Cynthia: A lot of people don’t know this but did you know that frozen vegetables are just as nutritious if not more nutritious than fresh? Wendy: Well, no I didn’t know. Well, I thought you just lost something in the processing. Cynthia: Actually, okay well I thought I stop you then because frozen vegetables are usually frozen the same day that they are harvested and there at there peak nutritional value. They retained all of there nutrients and the freezing process doesn’t destroy those nutrients. So if you microwave them or steam, it’s basically just having a fresh vegetable but you don’t have to wash them, peel them, chop them— Wendy: Yes. Cynthia: Do you look at fiber? Wendy: Yes. Cynthia: Okay. And this percent rate here is the percent that one serving provides compared to what we would like people have minimally per day and just have a little half cut serving which is about the size of a mini fruit cup. This has 12% of all the fiber that you need in a day at minimum. Wendy: Well, so I am really eating healthy. Cynthia: Yes, good for you. Thanks a lot to let me stop you. Wendy: Nice meeting you. Cynthia: You too. Wendy: Thank you. Cynthia: Take care.