Canned foods are convenient, portable, quick, and have a long shelf life. They also help provide needed nutrients to meet USDA Dietary Guidelines, report Lisa Franzen-Castle RD, PhD, Nutrition Specialist Nebraska Extension. During February, National Canned Food Month, experiment with different recipes and meal ideas using canned foods. There are several varieties of canned foods on grocery store shelves, offering an array of nutritious options.
Check out the following tips on storing and using canned foods.