Vegetables – Why we should eat non-starchy vegetables!

Healthy Eating for Children - Vegetables are very nutritious!Non-starchy vegetables are very nutritious, and contain a much smaller amount of carbohydrates and calories. In fact, a typical serving has only 5 grams of carbohydrates! This allows us to eat more of them – i.e. 3-5 servings per day. As part of healthy eating for children in your home, vegetables is a great decision!

Some examples of non-starchy vegetables are:

Artichokes, asparagus, green beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, green onions, mushrooms, onions, spinach, squash, raw tomato, zucchini.

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2 Responses to Vegetables – Why we should eat non-starchy vegetables!

  1. Mehmet says:

    I went to a naturopath due to rpoblems with oestrogen levels (which are necessary for ovulation, egg development etc) she recommended that I eat plenty of orange vegetables carrots, pumpkin swede etc. You should also avoid caffeine as little as one cup per day can decrease your chances of conceiving. Don’t change your diet too much or it will disrupt your body and it will take you longer to conceive. Just be sensible.

  2. Balint says:

    Try the food pyramid. The best thing you can do is eat a BALANCED diet. Also, start ktniag prenatal vitamins now, particularly folic acid. Steer clear of caffeine and excess fat and sugar.Good luck!

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