FRESH VEGETABLES

Nothing is better than fresh local New Jersey produce!

 

Vegetables in Season Now Nutritious Benefits
 
   
 
   
Pickles are about 95 percent water, so they help the body stay hydrated. They contain potassium, no cholesterol and only about 15 calories per serving. Need a breath mint? The phytochemicals in pickles can kill the bacteria in your mouth that can cause bad breath.
   
One cup of raw, yellow squash only has 18 calories. One cup gives you about 20% of your daily amount of vitamin C. It also contains vitamins folic acid, beta carotine, and the mineral manganese.
   
Zucchini only has 29 calories per serving. This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6 and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.