Vegetables. Creative Foods. Roots Tubers Leaves Fruits. Bulbs Stems Flowers Seeds. Vegetable Classifications. Roots. Roots grow deep into the soil. Roots store and provide food to their plants, making them rich in nutrients.
Vegetables - stalk: vegetable with an edible stem.Celery: vegetable with edible petioles.Asparagus: vegetable with edible shoots.Swiss chard: white beet.Rhubarb: stem-vegetable with edible petioles.
At least 5 servings should be included in your diet dailyNutritional contribution of Vegetables
Main source of energy for the body minerals.
Seeds, roots, tubersCarbohydrates
Men – 38 grams
Women 25 grams
Protects eyes and enables night vision minerals.
Keeps skin and hair healthy
Strengthens immune systemVitamin A
Helps create muscles and red blood cellsVitamin E
Assists in building red blood cells minerals.
Helps prevent damage to the brain and the spinal cordB Vitamins/ folate
Strengthens immune system minerals.
Helps heal wounds
Keeps gums healthyVitamin C