In a world that needs to eat more vegetables, we can all celebrate by adding more reds, yellows, oranges and greens to our plate today, and every day.
Humboldt offers a wide variety of vegetable produce from around the world.
Vegetables, much like fruits, are low in fats and calories but contain good amounts of vitamins and minerals. All the Green-Yellow-Orange vegetables are rich sources of iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B-complex, vitamin-C, vitamin-A, and vitamin K.
Here is a breakdown of vegetables in their colour groups:
Beets, red cabbage, tomatoes, red bell peppers, radish, chilli peppers, red leaf lettuce, rhubarb, red onion.
Butternut squash, carrots, yellow peppers, pumpkin, sweet corn, sweet potatoes and yellow tomatoes.
Kale, spinach, artichokes, broccoli, asparagus, collard greens, celery, leeks, zucchini, lettuce, green beans, fennel, cabbage, brussel sprouts, arugula, green bell peppers, peas, gherkins, bamboo shoots.
Constantly we are reminded that veggies can make you healthier and help prevent disease. The unfortunate part is that no one tells you why. The list of reasons why is way too long, but we'll go over a couple of them. The high fibre content can help you lower cholesterol which will help prevent all illnesses and diseases.
Eating vegetables instead of sugary or fatty junk food can prevent hyperglycaemia as well as almost all other illnesses and conditions that comes with unhealthy eating.