Did You Know?

  • carrotsDid you know that only 3% of the β-carotene in raw carrots is released during digestion? This can be improved to 39% by cooking and adding cooking oil.

 

 

  • DSC07689Green cabbage is low in calories and high in fiber, excellent source of vitamin K and vitamin C. Cooked, it becomes a source of vitamin B6.

 

 

  • DSC07673Onion is sodium, fat, and cholesterol free, high in vitamin C, a good source of fiber, low calories, adds rich flavor to a wide variety of food. It also contains quercetin, powerful antioxidant.

 

  • red beets by  Dag EndresenRed beets contain beta-carotene, a precursor molecule to vitamin A that boosts eye health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please check back later for more interesting facts I’ll be adding.