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Fresh Fruit & Veggie Grant
Fresh Fruit & Veggie Grant
Holly Spence
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

This Week’s Healthy Snacks are....Strawberries, Broccoli and Peaches

Strawberry Facts:

On average, there are over 200 seeds on every strawberry

The green caps can help strawberries stay fresh longer

Strawberry Nutrition:

Strawberries are packed with antioxidants , Vitamin C and fiber

Great source of folate and manganese, too

Broccoli Facts:

Broccoli is a flower bud

It is closely related to Brussel sprouts, kale, and cabbage

Broccoli Nutrition:

Great source of Vitamin A, C, K, and folate

Peach Facts:

When ripe, they should be slightly soft. Keep at room temp. to ripen

They bruise easily so handle gently

They are members of the rose family 

Peach Nutrition:

Great source of fiber

Great source of Vitamin C