Food Comparison

October 1998 Issue

When it Comes to Veggies, the Simpler, the Better

By now, we all recognize the importance of eating at least three servings of vegetables every day—whether or not we actually do it. But do you keep them simple or dress them up? You may be surprised what a difference it makes. Here, we compare four favorite vegetables—broccoli, carrots, corn and spinach—in various forms: fresh, canned, frozen and fancy dishes like soufflés. Not surprisingly, fancier dishes contain more fat, calories and sodium. For

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