Vegetables. Unit Notes. Types of Vegetables. Tubers – potato Root – beets, turnips, carrots, radish Bulbs – chive, onion, garlic Stem – celery, mushrooms, asparagus Seeds – beans, peas, corn Flower – cauliflower, broccoli Leaves – Brussels sprouts, cabbage, lettuce
Antioxidants – may help to protect the body from damage/aging. Found in fruits, veggies, chocolate and tea
Beta-carotene – orange pigment in fruits and veg, form of Vitamin A. Found in dark green and orange/yellow F & V.
Flavenoid – antioxidant found in F & V, tea, nuts, seeds and roots. Help protect cardiovascular system and may destroy cancer cells
In water/ boiling
Veggie Quiz – Let’s see if you know what type of vegetable each of these is. Write the correct name and category for each vegetable on a separate sheet