Every month the cafeteria will feature a new Food Focus. This Food Focus will share information about the health aspects of the certain food item, delicious recipe ideas for the item and fun facts about the food. Don't forget to click on the Food Focus Activity Sheets each month.
Please check back in monthly for the new Food Focus.
Cruciferous vegetables are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Nearly all are excellent or good sources of vitamin C and some are good sources of manganese. Dark greens are high in vitamin K. The specific phytochemicals (fight-o-chemicals) found in these veggies can also prevent disease.
For specific recommendations for daily and weekly fruit and vegetable consumption, visit choosemyplate.gov.