Eat Your Vegetables Day

Fruits and Vegetables at Pike Place MarketJune 17 is Eat Your Vegetables Day!

You should definitely eat your vegetables every day, so to celebrate, continue eating your vegetables, increase your daily veggie intake, be a vegetarian for the day, or try vegetables you’ve never had before.

For the other days of the year, try to incorporate vegetables into every meal and one or two snacks.

Visit the United States Department of Agriculture’s ChooseMyPlate.gov site for more information on types of vegetables, how much vegetables you should eat each day, nutrients and health benefits, tips on how to cook with vegetables and make them more appealing to the kids, and more!

 

Sources: punchbowl.com, holidayinsights.com

Photo Source: Eric Hunt (Own work)  via Wikimedia Commons

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