S: Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness: All About the Veggies!
FC: All About the Veggies! | 2012
1: Vegetables can be sold raw, cooked, fresh, frozen, canned, dried (dehydrated), whole, cut-up, and mashed. | Any vegetable of any 100% fruit juice is a part of the vegetables food group.
2: How are Vegetables Categorized?
3: Vegetables are organized into 5 subgroups. These groups are based on their nutrient content. The 5 subgroups include dark green vegetables, starchy vegetables, red & orange vegetables, beans & peas, and other vegetables.
5: Greens- Collard, Mustard, Turnip Broccoli Kale Romaine lettuce Spinach Dark green leafy lettuce | Dark Green Vegetables
7: Corn Black-eyed peas Green bananas Green peas Green Lima-beans Potatoes Plantains | Starchy Vegetables
8: Red and Orange Vegetables Acorn, butternut, & Hubbard squash Carrots Pumpkin Red Peppers Sweet potatoes Tomatoes Tomato juice
10: Beans and Peas
11: Black-eyed peas (dry) Black Beans Kidney beans Garbanzo beans Lentils Navy beans Pinto beans Soy beans White beans Split peas
12: Artichokes Asparagus Avocado Beets Cabbage | Cauliflower Celery Cucumbers Eggplant Green Beans | Green Peppers Mushrooms Okra Onions Turnips | Other Vegetables