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Tinned fruit???

(15 Posts)
NannyJo Thu 02-Jun-05 22:52:12

is it as healthy?? obviously the stuff in natural jucies.
I've tried all the fresh and DS (8 months) isn't interested cos it's too sharp but tinned seem nicer.

NannyJo Thu 02-Jun-05 22:58:41

pixiefish Thu 02-Jun-05 22:59:07

i think it is.

sunchowder Thu 02-Jun-05 22:59:44

Especially peaches and pairs....

sunchowder Thu 02-Jun-05 22:59:59

pears even.....

Aero Thu 02-Jun-05 23:00:31

think so nj - perfectly healthy.

NannyL Thu 02-Jun-05 23:00:43

my charge loves tinned fruit... especially with custard! (oh and so do I!)

gingernut Thu 02-Jun-05 23:01:45

I think so too! (it may lose some of its nutrients but not all and will still be high in fibre - definitely better than no fruit at all, but do keep trying him on fresh fruit too as they go through phases).

KBear Thu 02-Jun-05 23:02:44

My children eat lots of tinned fruit - as long as it's in natural juice I would consider it perfectly healthy and as good as fresh. My two like it with custard, icecream, fromage frais or whizzed up in a smoothie, especially tropical fruit!

KatieMac Fri 03-Jun-05 20:57:10

and they seem to be virtually additive free

mummygow Fri 03-Jun-05 21:00:23

Like the sound of whizzing it up in the smoothie machine

expatinscotland Fri 03-Jun-05 21:20:57

Nothing like a pineapple, banana and yogurt smoothie! Mmmmm.

mummygow Fri 03-Jun-05 21:25:44

right stop it - it sounds too yummy and I have no fruit in the house (and only fromage frais)

Xena Fri 03-Jun-05 21:32:00

I always buy the ones in Natural fruit juice (inc grape juice) not the one in syrup

kikidee Fri 03-Jun-05 22:15:13

I think I read somewhere that it's not quite as good as fresh and you have to eat more of it to make one of your 5-a-day portions but if it's in juice rather than syrup I think it's not too bad.

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