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Nutritious Veggies

Can’t get enough fresh vegetables? It'll soon be time to plant fall vegetables, including all those healthy crucifers – cabbage family crops.

Here's a look at what some of your favorite Carrots supply vitamin A, & beta-carotene.vegetables supply:

  • Asparagus: vitamin C, potassium
  • Broccoli: vitamins C, A, B, potassium, calcium, iron
  • Brussels sprouts: vitamins C, A, iron, calcium
  • Cabbage & greens: vitamins, C, A, iron, calcium
  • Carrots: vitamin A, beta-carotene
  • Green Peas: protein, vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, iron
  • Sweet peppers: lots of vitamin C, vitamin A
  • Tomatoes: vitamin C, potassium
  • Winter squash: phosphorous, vitamin A, riboflavin, minerals