Is the strength of flavor in food indicative of how nutritious it is?

I purchased some pears at the store. I looked for the ripest ones I could find, but they are very firm, not juicy at all, and have no flavor whatsoever. I have noticed frozen strawberries and blueberries are very bland is well. Does this mean that they were not allowed to ripen fully, and are less nutritious than they would have been if allowed to ripen fully?

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    12 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    Oddly enough, no. As they ripen they tend to lose nutrition (it oxidizes).

  • 12 months ago

    In a whole, raw food I’d say yes.

  • denise
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    Fruit does get sweeter as it matures.

  • 12 months ago


    Nutrition and flavor can go together, or not.

    Depends on the person and their particular tastes.

    Steamed spinach is vile. a portion of calves liver, cooked right is delicious...but neither one are delicious to everyone and yet both are healthy foods full of iron and vitamins.

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