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Are frozen veggies healthy for babies?

Fresh veggies ruin too quick. So woud frozen or canned be better?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:59 PM on Apr. 25, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • Frozen are healthier than canned. But canned are nice and soft.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 4:03 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Frozen is much better than canned. Just make sure the kind you're getting doesn't contain salt, and the baby is able to chew them well enough. You didn't give an age, so hard to say. If too young for finger foods, you can puree them.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 4:03 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • No they wouldn't they use preservatives to keep them fresh, so do canned ones.

    older

    Answer by older at 4:04 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I have always heard that frozen veggies are very healthy, sometimes more so than fresh especially if the fresh are out of season or have sat for a long time, because frozen veggies are frozen at the height of ripeness when they are very fresh. So it's actually a really good, economical way to get those vitamins and minerals and not have to waste what you can't use up right away.
    MaryMW

    Answer by MaryMW at 4:06 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • He is 15 months old but I boil them to make them soft.the only thing is the green beans are rubbery
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:36 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Frozen are great! Frozen peas are a favorite of picky toddlers
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:09 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Mine loves all kinds of veggies. I like giving her low sodium soups with the broth strained off.
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 11:51 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I agree with @MaryMW.
    AmourSpork

    Answer by AmourSpork at 3:06 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • try steaming them in the microwave!! you put like a few teaspoons of water in the dish with the veggies, cover, then nuke! they come out very crispy. If they are to hard for him to eat, try microwaving longer or putting more water in.i believe the directions are on the bags.
    dreamangel06

    Answer by dreamangel06 at 10:42 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • ohh and if you boil them, most of the vitamins are boiling off to....you want to get it so they bearly come to a boil.
    dreamangel06

    Answer by dreamangel06 at 10:43 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

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