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National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month

Jun 17, 2022

National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month

Everything You Need to Know

Does anyone know a joke about fruits and vegetables?

Lettuce know if you can think of one!

 

It’s June! That means that it’s national fresh fruit and veggies month. What does that mean? It means that this beautiful month we should be honoring the wonderful world of fruits and vegetables! From farm to frying pan, there are so many versatile ways to incorporate theses healthy foods into your everyday meals.

 

How Much Fruit & Vegetables to Consume Daily?

These extremely healthy foods are high in fiber, packed with vitamins and minerals while simultaneously being low calorie. There are so many ways to utilize fruits and vegetables and incorporate them in your everyday meals. Studies show that on average, people should be consuming 2-3 servings of fruits and 3-4 servings of vegetables daily.

 

5 FUN FACTS!

Watermelon is a great source of hydration. This fruit is approximately made up of 92% water! Therefore, consuming watermelon on a hot day is the best thing for you.

Brussel Sprouts is the most nutritious vegetable to consume. They are low fat and calorie but high in protein while also rich in fiber and a great source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

Kiwi has more Vitamin C than oranges do with approximately 64mg.

Potatoes are the first vegetable to be grown in space!

Apples contain more energy than coffee. Try that next Monday morning!

 

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