June 17 is Eat Your Vegetables Day, designated as a day to remind us to eat more vegetables and the health benefits of doing so. It is a good day to enjoy vegetables, try some new recipes, and share the health benefits with those you love.
5 Healthy Reasons to Eat Veggies
Vegetables are a great source of vitamins and minerals, and they can help you stay healthy.
Vegetables are low in calories and fat, and they are a good source of fiber. Fiber helps to keep you feeling full, so you are less likely to overeat.
Vegetables also contain antioxidants, which can help to protect your cells from damage.
Eating a diet that includes plenty of vegetables can help to reduce your risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
There are so many different types of vegetables, so you’ll never get bored of eating them. Some of the most popular vegetables include tomatoes, broccoli, carrots, spinach, and potatoes. But there are many other types of vegetables to choose from, so experiment and find the ones you like best.
Eating vegetables can be fun! Here are some ideas for celebrating Eat Your Vegetables Day
Look up a new recipe and make a healthy vegetable meal
Make a veggie snack tray for afternoon healthy snacking
Find a new vegetable at the grocery store that you have never tried
Add veggies to your smoothies
Nutritionists recommend to eat at least two and a half cups of vegetables every day. Eating a variety of vegetables is a great way to get the nutrients your body needs. So why not start today and Eat Your Vegetables!