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.



– 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



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 ???