Consuming Fresh Foods Instead of Canned Foods
Eating is an activity that we as humans do at least two times a day. We
live in a world where the variety of food is immense, and we are
responsible for what we eat. We decide what we are about to eat and how
it will affect our bodies. The purpose of this essay is to compare and
contrast the differences between eating fresh foods instead of canned
foods. The three main differences are flavor, health benefits, and cost.
The most notable difference between these two kinds of foods is their
flavor. Fresh foods have great flavor and taste because they keep all
their natural conditions. Canned foods however, lack a lot of its
flavor characteristics because there are some other chemical products
added to the natural foods. It is logical that the fresh foods will
have a greater taste and flavor when consumed just because of the time
in which they have been prepared.
Comparing both types of foods we notice another difference. There is a
health factor that affects both of them. Canned foods lose some of the
original fresh food nutrients when stored, and also it has to be tinned
with many conservatives and chemical factors that prolong the shelf
life and apparent freshness of the food but could also become toxic if
consumed too often.
Yet another difference between these two types of foods is the cost.
Canned foods are much more expensive than fresh foods. Here the benefit
of buying tinned foods is that they are easier to find, for example, in
a supermarket instead of the market like the fresh foods, and they
require less work to prepare than fresh foods, just open and serve.
Here are the main three differences between buying fresh foods and
buying canned foods. As we can see it comes down to a personal choice,
based on the time each person has, the money and the importance he/she
gives to his/her nutrition and health. Therefore it is important that
you consider your possibilities and choose the best type of foods for
your convenience and lifestyle.