Obviously the fresh version is ideal, but if you're new to the healthy-eating game, buying fresh produce that may go bad in the fridge is as good as throwing money away. Frozen veggies are the next best thing to the fresh version, especially for getting out-of-season varieties.
Chrissy Arsenault, registered dietitian at Verve Health, adds, "Vegetables are high in vitamins, minerals, and fiber and low in calories. According to MyPlate guidelines, half of your plate should be fruits and vegetables. Frozen vegetables make this goal more affordable, and equally as tasty!"
The omega-3 fatty acids, which lower triglycerides and reduce inflammation, found in salmon are money for staying healthy, and Arsenault says, "The small bones are soft enough to be eaten (you don't even notice them!) and provide a great source of calcium. Try topping salads with canned salmon or make salmon burgers."