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Why is canned food unhealthy?

Why is canned food unhealthy?

Salt, sugar, and preservatives are sometimes added during the canning process. Some canned foods can be high in salt. While this does not pose a health risk for most people, it may be problematic for some, such as those with high blood pressure. They may also contain added sugar, which can have harmful effects.

What is not a disadvantage of canning?

Some fruits and vegetables are less nutritious when they're canned. Some fruits and vegetables are less nutritious when canned. Vitamin C also is destroyed during the cooking and canning process. Other nutrients, including vitamin A, potassium and Lycopene, a caroteinoid, survive the canning process well.