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Source Matters

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Poor: Store bought fresh

Picked before ripe

Shipped long distances

Least nutrients

 

 

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Better: Frozen

Picked ripe

Quickly frozen

Nutrients locked in for up to 12 months

 

 

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Fair: Canned

Picked ripe

Canned in its own juice

Nutrients locked in for up to 24 months

 

 

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Ideal: Fresh/ Homegrown

Picked ripe and locally

Consumed within 2 weeks of picking

 

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