Registered dietitian Kathleen Zelman, writer for Web MD., debunks myths about canned food and highlights canned food as nutritious, inexpensive and convenient. She calls canned foods -- fruits, vegetables and beans – "the ultimate convenience foods" and notes the CFA's kids nutrition research saying, "Children who ate canned fruits and vegetables ate 22 percent more vegetables, 14 percent more fruit, and had better diet quality and increased nutrient intake."
Registered dietitian Grace Fjeldberg gives suggestions for a stocked pantry that aids in quick meals when Americans are on the go. One suggestion includes canned foods, specifically proteins including beans and tuna.
The story features spring cleaning tips, including stocking up on pantry items like canned tomatoes, tuna, and low-sodium chicken broth that help make quick, healthy meals.
Registered dietitian Kathleen Zelman spoke with Dr. Marjorie Freedman at FNCE 2014 on the benefits of choosing canned produce. Here, she discusses canned foods as "the ultimate convenience foods." Canned foods are recommended for their nutritional value, convenience, and low cost. She references the research Dr. Freedman presented and includes the following quote from her in the article: "Children who ate canned fruits and vegetables ate 22 percent more vegetables, 14 percent more fruit, and had better diet quality and increased nutrient intake," says study co-author Marjorie Freedman, PhD.
Both canned beans and canned fish are called out on this list of nutritious, inexpensive foods.
Beans are recommended as a good source of protein, fiber, folic acid and potassium. Canned beans are highlighted for their convenience and used in the recipe.
Food blogger Ella Woodward shares her favorite simple dinner meals, featuring both canned beans and canned tomatoes. Woodward recommends keeping a pantry stocked with essentials, specifically calling out canned beans and tomatoes as pantry must-haves.
Registered dietitian Lindsay Livingston provides canned food recipes calling them healthy staples that can help you quickly cook nutritious meals. She discusses how fresh produce can lose nutrients as it travels from farm to store and recommends canned fruits and vegetables as good alternatives.
In a segment sponsored by the Canned Marketing Institute, Meijer dietitian Shari Steinbach recommends canned foods as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Cans are featured as nutritious, convenient, affordable and, overall, a way to make cooking at home easier.
Featuring advice from researcher Marjorie Freedman, this article explores how canned foods can fit into a weight loss plan. Canned foods are recommended as a convenient, affordable option for those looking to incorporate more produce and nutritious foods into their diet.
A recent John Hopkins University study shows that adults who eat a home-cooked dinner 6 or 7 times a week have significantly lower sugar, fat and overall calorie intake than adults who only cook at home once a week or less. Canned foods are highlighted as nutritious and convenient ingredients.
Featuring a quote from Food Network's Kelsey Nixon, this matte release issued by CMI features a recipe roundup and emphasizes the convenience and nutritional value of canned foods. Included recipes contain a variety of canned products, such as canned chicken, beans and tomatoes.
Includes a quote from Food Network's Kelsey Nixon, multiple recipes and emphasizes the convenience and nutritional value of canned foods.
Registered dietitian Anne Mauney says that using canned goods makes meal preparation "fast and easy." She shares 14 of her favorite recipes featuring canned foods.
This recipe round up features a variety of simple, tasty ways to prepare canned white beans. Canned beans are cited as a pantry essential, as "they offer quick, hearty dinners, lunches, breakfasts, and snacks."
This list includes a variety of foods that will help lower your blood sugar, including canned beans.
This collection of recipes serves up some creative ideas for how to use what's in your pantry to make a tasty meal including canned beans and tomatoes. There's no need to reach for the takeout menu when you have a few key, common ingredients.
This list recommends keeping "quick protein" on hand in the kitchen, citing canned beans, lentils and fish as accessible, easy-to-prepare protein sources. Canned tomatoes are also recommended as a pantry staple for whipping up homemade sauces and soup stocks.
Dietitian Mary Saucier Choate says that stocking up on "delicious and healthful basics" is the key to cooking quick and nutritious meals for your family. She recommends a long list of various canned products to keep on hand and offers several recipes featuring canned essentials like beans and tomatoes.
Highlighting the importance of dietary fiber, this article recommends beans as an excellent source of fiber. It provides tips for incorporating beans into your diet, including a chili recipe.
This review of the USDA's MyPlate system, the visual guide to the USDA's dietary guidelines, offers advice on how to eat within the guidelines. Two and a half cups of vegetables are recommended daily; beans can count towards a person's vegetable or protein needs.
If you are low on meal-prep time, registered dietitian Ellie Krieger recommends turning to your stocked pantry. Krieger suggests keeping canned tomatoes and beans on hand to facilitate whipping up a quick meal.
Registered dietitian Serena Ball whips up a simple soup featuring canned tomatoes, beans and zucchini. Ball highlights the nutritional value of canned vegetables, mentioning that canned veggies are canned at peak freshness and sometimes contain even more nutrients than their fresh counterparts.
Looking to lose weight? This how-to guide gives you tips on how to cut calories without going hungry, including adding vegetables to your diet. Fresh, frozen, and canned vegetables are all recommended. Add beans to soups, salads, dips, pastas and casseroles as versatile way to boost fiber.
Presenting canned beans, meats, fruits and vegetables as "nutritious alternatives to their fresh counterparts," this article cites canned food’s affordability and nutrition value as reasons it should be a pantry staple.
Encouraging you to use the entire contents of your kitchen pantry, this article aims to cut down on food waste and spending. Canned beans are highlighted as a staple that many of us have in our pantries already, eliminating an unnecessary trip to the store.
Stay warm during National Soup Month with these three hearty and warm soup recipes. The Black Bean-Pumpkin Soup features canned beans and pumpkin, while the White Bean, Sage and Tomato Soup recipe calls for canned beans and tomatoes.
A vegan diet does not necessarily equal a balanced diet. This vegan ‘cheat sheet’ highlights the importance of protein in a vegan diet, recommending canned beans as an excellent protein source.
Weather the storm with a well-stocked pantry. The USDA’s Lydia Medeiro helped develop an emergency food kit list based on USDA guidelines. Both nutritious and ready-to-eat, canned options are high on the list; Medeiro recommends canned pasta, rice, meats, beans and juice.
Registered dietitian Christina LaRue cooked up Vegetarian Spaghetti Squash boats with canned beans noting that rinsing and draining helps reduce sodium content.
Jenna Braddock, Florida-based registered dietitian and blogger, shares a quick and simple recipe for vegan burgers made from canned beans and other pantry staples as a way to kick-off a healthy New Year. She also notes that research shows many canned foods – including pumpkin and tomatoes – have excellent "nutrient preservation."
On behalf of E-Meals, an online meal planning service, this list suggests a new, healthy way to make your favorite burger: swap half of the ground beef for canned beans. The burger will have the same great flavor of a traditional burger, with more fiber and nutrients.
Nutritionist Carrie Dennett states that ‘healthy eaters are attuned eaters,’ and recognizes the necessity and convenience of keeping lightly processed foods, like frozen vegetables and canned beans, in one’s diet.
According to registered dietitian and author Manuel Villcorta, canned tomatoes and beans are among the least expensive, most nutritious food items available in grocery stores. He notes that canned tomatoes are often "cheaper than fresh" but actually "contain more lycopene," and mentions that canned beans help to "fight bad cholesterol and prevent heart disease."
This how-to guide details the basics of meal planning, heralding it as a weight loss tactic. On their list of pantry ‘must-haves?’ “Healthy staples” including canned beans.
New Orleans-based registered dietitian Molly Kimball recommends swapping healthy ingredients into favorite holiday dessert recipes to enhance their nutritional value. Kimball trades out egg for canned pumpkin to save calories while delivering a boost of Vitamin A. She also recommends substituting a cup of flour for a cup of cooked, pureed beans—half the calories and carbs and four times the fiber!
This list of the year’s best cookbooks includes My Perfect Pantry by Geoffrey Zakarian, featuring recipes with everyday ingredients like canned beans. No time to grocery shop? No problem.
You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love mac and cheese, but it may be time to put a twist on this classic favorite. Calling for canned ingredients like green chilies, black beans and tuna, these recipes take your dinner to a whole new level of ‘yum’.
Registered dietitian Kim Galeaz shares strategies for healthy eating during the holiday season including an easy recipe for "Family Fiesta Tacos" from mealtime.org. She explains how using pantry staples such as canned tomatoes, beans and corn are affordable and convenient and notes that children who eat canned fruit and vegetables have an overall better quality diet and eat more fruits and vegetables in general. fox59.com
This article debunks the myth that super foods have to be exotic and have an exceptional nutritional profile by explaining how beans are an everyday, affordable food that have significant nutritional properties. The author states that canned varieties are a particularly good way to access the health benefits of beans because they lose few nutrients in the canning process. Likewise, they are easier to prepare than dried beans.theepochtimes.com
Prevention’s slide-show displays numerous oil substitutes to make lower-calorie and healthier brownies. Canned black beans can be a delicious oil substitute for brownies by blending them in a food processor, undrained. Adding this mash directly to the recipe replaces about 75% of the fat in a typical brownie recipe. Black beans also add dietary fiber, which will keep you fuller longer and slow the rush of sugar to your blood stream.prevention.com
The majority of Americans want to slim down, and this article registered dietitian Patricia Bannan lists seven simple foods that you can add to your diet for a tasty way to help shed pounds. Food include: blueberries, mushrooms, eggs, nuts, whole grains, grapefruit and beans.foxnews.com
Registered dietitian Katherine Brooking reveals her five pantry essentials to have on hand to whip up healthy meals in no time. Katherine shares that she always keeps her pantry stocked with canned vegetables, legumes, tuna, tomatoes to save prep time. What's more, canned foods are picked and packed at the peak of ripeness, so they have as much -- or sometimes even more -- nutrients than fresh. www.huffingtonpost.com
October is National Chili Month. A hearty chili can be a filling and nutritious one-pot meal that usually can be made with ingredients you have on hand. While most chili starts with a basic base of meat and canned tomatoes, some can be very complex with vegetables, beans and other ingredients. www.shreveporttimes.com
Canned fruits and vegetables play a role in improving children’s overall diet quality according to new research revealed at two leading nutrition conferences this week, the American College of Nutrition (ACN) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (AND FNCE®). The study found that children who ate canned fruits and vegetables had greater overall fruit and vegetable consumption, better diet quality and increased nutrient intake compared to children who did not eat canned fruits and vegetables. http://finance.yahoo.com
Canned beans are a great staple to have in the pantry. These hearty legumes offer comparable protein and iron amounts as meat but without the fat and saturated fat. In addition, they provide a whopping 15 grams of fiber per 1/2 cup. The article also provides a variety of different uses for canned beans. craigdailypress.com
This article describes some variations in cooking a great bowl of chili this fall. It specifically calls out that beans are a great addition because they are a vegetable, full of protein, and cost only around 36 cents per serving. austindailyherald.com
Despite their humble appearance, canned beans provide an ideal base for simple yet spectacular vegetarian soups. Since they are pre-cooked, meals made with canned beans come together in no time and taste like they’ve been simmered for hours. dailytrojan.com
The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) launched its newly redesigned website, www.mealtime.org,to better serve health and nutrition industry professionals and government, while also providing a path for consumers. The new website, designed by Response Labs LLC, is the result of a shift in marketing and communications strategies.
Nine out of ten registered dietitians say they recommend canned foods, and even more of them say they enjoy canned foods regularly. But when consumers were asked the same survey questions, there was a concerning knowledge gap between what consumers know about canned foods compared to the experts.
It's no secret that a wholesome diet helps keep kids healthy while giving them the energy and nutrients they need to concentrate and excel in school. The best place to start when planning a healthy meal is to consider the ingredients and portion sizes. MyPlate, the food graphic that replaced the food pyramid, is an easy guide.
When it comes to mealtime, a well-stocked pantry can be the difference between culinary success and a dinner dud. With a pantry full of canned foods, a delicious and easy homemade meal is just minutes away. Canned foods are recognized as one of the best ways to get food from the farm to the table.
Beans have long been seen as an energy food, high in fiber and low in fat and calories, but beans are also effective at keeping hunger at bay. The fiber serving will fill you up with fewer calories. Besides, canned beans are just as nutritious as fresh, frozen, or dried.
Multiple canned foods made this list of recommendations on how to stock your pantry for going back to school in a healthy way. Canned tomatoes, pumpkin, and beans are recognized as nutritious pantry staples.
This Tuna and White Bean Bruschetta recipe calls for canned tuna and canned white beans, noting that this recipe is both delicious and easy to make.
The article provides grocery shopping recommendations for people trying to live a healthier lifestyle. Suggested items include low sodium canned tomatoes and tomato sauces, as well as canned cooked beans, which are inexpensive and great to adding protein and fiber.
From conceiving recipes to measuring, pouring and mixing, helping out in the kitchen is not only fun, it gets kids interested in trying new and healthy foods they may otherwise push to the edge of their plates. The article advises parents to look for inspiration from the canned foods in their pantries when searching for delicious, nutrient-rich and kid-friendly recipes to make together as a family.
While a lot of experts advise to avoid processed foods as much as possible, many can actually be good for you. Examples of healthy processed foods that are easy to find include canned tomatoes and canned beans.
Canned foods are a smart solution for better eating in today's fast-paced world. Meijer RD Shari Steinbach shares some simple recipes made with canned foods, including Confetti Picnic Salad (a www.mealtime.org recipe). She also points out some of the benefits of canned foods, including that cans seal in freshness, nutrition, quality and taste, and that they are affordable and convenient.
Ranch dressing for dipping makes almost any vegetable more appealing to children, but commercially prepared ranch dressings have nutritional drawbacks. So here's a salad dressing base made with yogurt and white beans that can be the foundation of a healthful ranch dressing as well as a few variants.
New research shows people who eat canned foods typically have healthier diets and consume more essential nutrients. Canned foods are also recommended by nutrition experts nationwide as key to getting healthy family meals on the table more often.
When shopping for fruits and vegetables, most grocery stores offer fresh, frozen and canned varieties. A recent study by MSU shows that canned produce provides both nutrition and affordability, including beans which are considered a vegetable.
CMI's latest news release reveals new research that shows people who eat canned foods typically have healthier diets and consume more essential nutrients. Canned foods are also recommended by nutrition experts nationwide as key to getting healthy family meals on the table more often.
In response to a reader's question, April Graff, Hy Vee R.D., recommends canned foods as a healthy way to decrease food waste, increase convenience of perishable foods and save money. She cites UC Davis research findings that canned fruits and vegetables are nutritionally comparable to fresh.
Following her canned food segment on FOX 59 in February and contribution to last month's Today's Table, Kim Galeaz, RD, describes the benefits of canned foods in a blog post. She says they are budget-friendly and nutrient-rich, convenient and versatile, and have earth-friendly packaging. She also shares some of her favorite canned food recipes.
Beans of all colors and sizes have been a vital food source to many households over the centuries. This is due to how readily available and inexpensive the legume is across the world. Researchers found that the majority of legumes are an amazing source of fiber and protein that can easily replace meat and poultry if eaten right. Alongside other health benefits it has a low glycemic index which can easily be added to any diet.
The recent Michigan State University study that found canned produce is not only cheaper than fresh, but also can contain more nutrients because packaging fruit and vegetables at their peak preserves vitamins and minerals, continues to generate coverage. This article includes comments from registered dietitians Rebecca Stritchfield and Toby Amidor.
Citing the Michigan State University Research, the article says the use of cans in food packaging boosts fruit and vegetable intake, increases nutritional benefits, and makes edibles safer.
This article cites canned foods' benefits to encourage people to change their perceptions. Canned foods are inexpensive and convenient, making them an easy pick to stock the pantry. And while some foods lose nutrients during the canning process, there are others that actually increase in healthy compounds.
Whether you're preparing a quick breakfast for the family, feeding a crowd at dinner or looking for a light lunch for yourself, the key to a delicious, nutritious homemade meal is just minutes away thanks to the canned foods in your pantry.
A new study analyzing nutritional content of common fruits and vegetables found that canned produce is just as good as fresh or frozen, and sometimes slightly better.
The rising popularity of hummus across the nation has been good for farmers like Aaron Flansburg. Flansburg, who farms 1,900 acres amid the rolling hills of southeastern Washington, has been increasing the amount of the chickpeas used to make hummus by about one-third each year to take advantage of good prices and demand.
Does the winter season have your intake of vegetables down? Don't let it - especially during cold and flu season. This is prime time for the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants found in vegetables and fruit to strut their stuff.
Adding foods with fiber to your diabetes diet can help you have better blood sugar control. But take a slow-and-steady approach to avoid unpleasant effects.
A collection of culinary predictions states, "Beans are the new Whole Grains!"
New research offers yet another reason for Americans to take advice about high-fiber foods to heart. Just seven extra grams of fiber per day significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.
Canned food staples of the cupboard can help you manage your budget and your diet, if you know what to look for, say nutrition experts. Canned beans are tops on the list for Dee Sandquist, registered dietitian.
A study of eight men found that their levels of the hormone cholecystokinin (one of your best weight-loss pals) were twice as high after a meal containing beans than after a low-fiber meal containing rice and dry milk.
If you have diabetes, it's time to expand your diet vocabulary. Anthocyanins are powerful antioxidants, and their role in a smart diabetic diet is becoming crystal clear.
Over one-third of US adults are currently obese, and that number isn't dropping. While national obesity rates depend on many factors, they probably have a lot to do with lifestyle and culture, including what people eat and how they eat it.
As temperatures cool down and with football season under way, what better way to score big with your family and friends than with chili?
Cooking at home is more cost-effective than ordering in, better for your family's health, and if you do it right, quicker, too. New York based nutrition expert Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RD, CDN, author of Read It Before You Eat It, shares the items you should always have in stock for delicious, kid-friendly 30-minute meals.
Beans are a valuable food to regularly purchase at the grocery store from a health standpoint and economically. They are an excellent source of fiber, protein and antioxidants. Canned beans are a convenient option to dried beans, but should be rinsed prior to cooking to remove excess sodium.