More Colour, More Nutrition!

During mealtime, brighten your plate with colourful vegetables and fruit. The more colourful the vegetables and fruits we eat, the more nutrients we get. For instance, dark green and orange vegetables are high in antioxidants, Vit B and Vit C. It is recommended that we try to eat at least one dark green and one orange vegetable every day.

Colourful fruits and veggies help reduce risks of heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, eye disease and much more. Throughout the day try to snack on bright delicious fruits and veggies! Here are some that you can choose:

Vegetables:

-Broccoli

-Kale

-Sweet Bell Peppers

-Carrots

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-Squash

 

Fruits:

-Cantaloupe

-Oranges

-Kiwi

-Strawberries

-Cherries

-Blueberries

 

Hope you enjoy some bright colours on your plate today, and every day!!

Janel Genge is a registered dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador

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