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15 Nutritional Facts for Kids

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15 Fun Nutritional Facts for Kids




Broccoli contains twice the vitamin C of an orange.

As an easy way to reduce grains in your diet, spread peanut butter on celery rather than bread.

Chinese cabbage has anti-inflammatory properties.

    Dandelion root contains inulin, which lowers blood sugar in diabetics.

Green beans are diuretic and may be used to treat diabetes.

    Kale eases lung congestion and is beneficial to the stomach, liver and immune system.

      Kohlrabi, which belongs to the cabbage family, is an excellent source of vitamin C and potassium.
      While mustard greens sold in the United States are relatively mild in flavor, some mustard green varieties, especially those in Asia, can be as hot as a jalapeno pepper depending on their mustard oil content.

      Onions are an excellent antioxidant, and they contain anti-allergy, antiviral and antihistamine properties.

      Parsley helps to purify the blood and stimulate the bowels.

      To increase the protein in peanut butter, Brewer’s yeast can be mixed in. This is especially useful for vegetarian.

      Sweet potatoes are not related to the potato nor the yam--they are actually a member of the morning glory family.

        Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C (the vitamin C is most concentrated in the
        jelly-like substance that surrounds the seeds).

        Zucchinis can grow as large as baseball bats but have little flavor when they reach this size.

        The skin makes Vitamin D when it is exposed to ultraviolet rays from the sun.


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