Overview of Vegetables and Nutrition

Nutrition: Vegetables should cover half your plate

Vegetables are a major part of our diets, both quantitatively and qualitatively. For a balanced diet, you should make sure they cover half your plate. Experts in nutrition recommend eating 300-400 grams of vegetables per day. You should eat a variety of different vegetables because they have different nutritional benefits depending on their characteristics, color, and appearance. Plus, you’ll have a nice variety of tastes to enjoy! What vegetables have what nutrients? How many of our daily nutritional needs are met by eating vegetables? What role do vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants play?

This presentation provides clear answers to these questions.