That's a FACT
The difference between a fruit and vegetable is actually pretty easy. When a fruit is growing it always develops a flower. It also contains seeds. A vegetable, on the other hand, is the stem, root or leaf of a plant.
Carrots, Spinach and Tomatoes are high in carotenoids (also called Vitamin A.) Carotenoids can lower the risk of getting cancer.
Fruits and vegetables are a great source of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber helps you maintain a healthy digestive system.
Most of the nutrients in a potato are just below the skin layer.
If possible, eat fruits and vegetables with the skin on. A lot of their nutrients reside within the skin!
It is recommended that you eat 10 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. That's easy to keep track of, what do you have 10 of? You guessed it, fingers!
Did you know that Yuma, Arizona is the Winter Vegetable Capital of the World? Not only were our characters born in Yuma, but 93% of the winter vegetables come from there too- Amazing!
It's very important you wash your fruits and vegetables before you cook with them or eat them!
Imagine a SUPER food powerful enough to help you lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, and, for an added bonus, put you in a better mood. Be POWerful and SUPER when you eat these:
• Tea (green or black)