FOOD – Getting to Know It

EAT the RAINBOW. different VITAMINS and NUTRIENTS distinguish themselves through colors. By combing colors, you consume more nutrients in natural form aka the most effective form.

 

A+ BROCCOLI:

– more vitamin C than an ORANGE

– as much CALCIUM as a glass of milk

3 TIMES more FIBER than a slice of whole wheat bread

– popularity increase of 900% over 20 years

 

Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family and apples are a member of the rose family

 

Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Bananas are all FRUITS

 

B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

Think you don’t like them? Try another one. There are over 500 different types of bananas! Bananas are mash-able, freez-able, bake-able, and port-able. A banana a day is a filling, 99.5% fat free snack, with a rich source of potassium to build strong muscles!

 

Honey is the ONLY food that never spoils. With a lower glycemic index than sugar (meaning a slower and healthier absorption rate into the bloodstream), honey is a great substitute for sweetening drinks, cereals and baked goods.

 

Mongo Mystery: What is the only FRUIT with seeds on the outside ???