Dr. M. P Sharma, gastroenterologist, tells whether fresh fruits are better than frozen fruits or vegetables or not The answer is yes because eating fresh is always better than gorging on packaged and frozen food items. Fresh fruits have higher nutritional value than frozen fruits. Fresh fruits have better quality and they taste better. There are some fruits and vegetables, which do not freeze well thus, their nutritional value starts diminishing and they tend to have higher amount of sodium that is a threat to good health. Moreover, frozen fruits are expensive as compared to fresh fruits.