Tuesday, July 12, 2011


The variety challenge at work has really ignited interest for some of my co-workers.  But why worry about variety in fruits and veggies anyway? 

It's easy to forget that each fruit or vegetable has it's own combination of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals that help to prevent chronic diseases and keep us healthy.  

Here's a chart that compares 4 types of salad greens and the nutrients that we generally consider as being reasons to eat these foods.  By eating a variety of salad greens, you're sure to get the best of all the nutrients.

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