Healthy Children - April 2015

The Hidden Vegetable Truth

Vegetables, whether fresh, frozen or canned, are an excellent source of vitamins. Peas are a great source of vitamins A and C, which helps maintain vision health and bone and tooth strength.

Fresh Peas = Serving size 1/2 cup, total fat 0 grams, calories 50, sodium 58 mg

Frozen Peas = Serving size 1/2 cup, total fat 0 grams, calories 60, sodium 125 mg

Canned Peas = Serving size 1/2 cup, total fat 0 grams, calories 60 sodium 300mg

 

If you choose canned vegetables look for those with "no added salt" to reduce sodium content.