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Vary Your Veggies

vegetables Why Eat Vegetables (FN1452)

Vegetables are versatile, nutritious, colorful and flavorful. Not only are they naturally low in calories, fat and sodium, but they also are good sources of important vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.

How to Prepare Vegetables (FN1453)

Try something new! To take advantage of all their benefits, eat a variety of colors every day and vary your cooking methods to add variety to your menus. Cooking methods: microwave, steam, sitr-fry, pan, bake, broil.

Serve More Vegetables (FN1455)

Most adults and children need 2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day, but the amount varies depending on age, gender and amount of physical activity.

How to Select and Store Vegetables (FN1456)

What veggies are in your refrigerator, freezer or pantry?

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