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nurtrition
Apr 12, 2002

I read that when you are + that you're not supposed to eat canned vegetables. Does this include canned veg soups? And if I shouldn't eat these foods, why not?

Response from Ms. Fields-Gardner

The only reason for not eating canned vegetables that comes to mind is the potential for problems if you are on a diet to reduce salt. We actually recommend canned vegetables if fiber digestion and diarrhea are a problem so that you can get many of the benefits of vegetables with fewer of the gastrointestinal complaints in that situation.

If salt is an issue, read the label and choose the low sodium and no added salt products. If the concern is getting the most nutrient-packed vegetables, you may want to choose those in the frozen food section.


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