Nutrition Facts: Week 3 CSA Vegetables

Please note that small shares (including every-other-week shares) receive all the above except cabbage, summer squash, parsley, and radishes.   

CABBAGE rich in cancer-inhibiting glucosinolates 

BOK CHOI high vitamin A protects your cells from free radicals

SUMMER SQUASH good source of potassium, an electrolyte that also helps build muscle and proteins

PARSLEY really high iron content; off-the-chart antioxidants

KALE per calorie, kale has more iron than beef and more calcium than milk

CHARD rich in folate for healthy circulation and neurological development of unborn babies

CUT GREENS high in antioxidants, folate, vitamins A and C, iron and fiber

CARROTS famously high vitamin A for good eyesight

RADISHES good levels of anti-cancer isothiocyanates and antioxidant vitamin C

BASIL vitamin K, vitamin A, manganese, and magnesium

LETTUCE fiber for lower cholesterol and good blood sugar levels

BEETS unique source of antioxidants, good liver tonic and blood cleanser