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Canned food: beneficial or not?

Canned food: beneficial or not?
Some people also assert that canned food contains harmful ingredients and should avoid eating canned food. Others say that canned food can become part of a healthy diet. So food is good: is it beneficial?
What is canned food?
Canned and preserved for long periods of time by packaging them in sealed containers. The canning method first developed in the late 18th century and was used to preserve food for the military during the war. The canning process may vary, depending on the type of food contained in the box. However, there are three main steps:
Processing: Food will be peeled, chopped, sliced, minced, filtered or cooked
Canned: Food is put into a box and sealed
Heating: The boxes will be heated to a certain temperature to destroy the harmful bacteria and prevent the deterioration of the food.
Canned foods can keep foods stable and can be safely used within 1-5 years. Canned foods include fruits, vegetables, legumes, soups, meat and seafood.

How does canning affect nutritional value?
Canned foods are considered to have less nutritional value than fresh or frozen foods, but studies show that this is not entirely true. In fact, canning can hold most of the nutrients of the food.
Protein, carbohydrates and fats are usually not affected by the processing. Most of the minerals and vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, E, and K, will also be preserved. As a result, research has shown that foods rich in these nutrients will still retain those substances after being canned.
Since the canning process uses high temperatures, some water-soluble vitamins, such as vitamin C and B vitamins, can be destroyed. These are sensitive to heat and air in general, so they may be lost in the process of cooking, cooking and preserving normal food at home. Although canning loses certain types

 of vitamins, other healthful nutrients can even increase.
For example, tomatoes and maize produce more antioxidants when heated, so tomatoes and canned corn may be better sources of antioxidants than tomatoes and fresh corn.
Putting aside some kind of nutrients aside, canned food is also an important source of vitamins and minerals. In one study, people who ate six canned foods a week would be able to absorb more than 17 essential nutrients compared to those who ate just under two canned foods a week.

Canned food is affordable, convenient and not easily damaged
Canned food is extremely convenient and is a way to add nutrition to your meals, in case you are too busy. In many parts of the world, food is not available, or unsafe, so canned food makes it easy for everyone to have access to a variety of foods throughout the year. In fact, it can be seen that any kind of food today can be canned. And because canned food can be stored for years and the time to prepare the dish is very short, so canned food is extremely convenient. In addition, many canned food products are cheaper than fresh foods.
Canned foods may contain small amounts of BPA
BPA (Bisphenol - A) is a chemical commonly used in food packaging, including boxes. Studies show that BPA in the innermost layer of the box may move into the food you eat in the box. One study examined 78 food containers and found that 90% of the boxes contained BPA. In addition, other studies have shown that eating canned food is the leading cause of exposure to BPA.
In another study, study participants consumed 1 serving of canned soup daily, within 5 days with a 1% increase in BPA in the urine. Although the evidence has not been conclusively proven, several studies have shown BPA-related health problems such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and male genital dysfunction. If you are trying to limit exposure to BPA, eating canned food is not the right choice.