Missoula County Weed District & Extension

Interesting Nutritional Facts

  1. Oatmeal with BlueberriesYou need Vitamin D as well as calcium to make strong bones and teeth.
  2. Oatmeal is a whole grain.
  3. The best time of year to buy citrus fruits (oranges, grapefruit) is winter.
  4. Legumes (dried beans and peas) are a excellent source of fiber.
  5. Your mom was right, carrots do help you see in the dark!
  6. Dark green vegetables, like spinach and broccoli are nutrient dense.
  7. Dry beans, peas and lentils and are a low-cost source of protein.
  8. Red meat is a good source of iron and protein.
 

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program