CNP "Nutrition Nuggets"

CNP Vegetables

For the month of February we are going to learn the importance of eating different colors of foods.

Did you know:

  • Green - The fiber in dark green leafy vegetables help you digest your food.  Dark green veggies are loaded with Vitamin A, C and K.  Examples: spinach and broccoli
  • Red/Orange - Vitamin A helps you have better eye sight.  Vitamin C is important for keeping body tissue healthy.  Examples: oranges, carrots, tomatoes and strawberries
  • Blue/Purple - Blue/purple and white foods help fight inflammation and boost your immune system. Examples: blueberries, grapes, purple potatoes, blackberries, raisins, eggplant and purple cabbage.

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