Nutrition Trivia Update

Here’s another run of a recent, popular Nutrition Trivia from twitter @MOMsOrganicMrkt:

1) Name 4 green vegetables that contain a good amount of iron per 100 gram serving.

Green vegs high in #iron: Freeze-dried parsley (54mg), dried spirulina (28mg), dried agar seaweed (21mg), freeze dried chives (20mg), raw lemongrass (8mg) #nutritiontrivia

Raspberries. photo by SummerTomato, Darya Pino

2) Raspberries are pretty high in fat. #trueorfalse #nutritiontrivia

False. Raspberries are not high fat. A pint of raspberries contains only 2g of fat, including healthy omega 3 fats. #nutritiontrivia

3) Do mustard greens contain a significant amount of both vit A and vit K? #nutritiontrivia

Yes, mustard greens contain 118% DV of vitamin A, and 348% DV of vitamin K per 1 cup serving (raw). #nutritiontrivia

4) Baked Hubbard squash is a significant source of vitamin C and potassium? #trueorfalse #nutritiontrivia

Hubbard Squash. Photo by Sheila in Moonducks

True. Baked Hubbard squash is a good source of vitamin C (19.5mg) and potassium (734mg) in a 1 cup serving. #nutritiontrivia

5) Baked acorn squash is a good source of fiber. #trueorfalse #nutritiontrivia

True. Baked acorn squash is a good source of fiber. #nutritiontrivia

6) Sweet potato (baked) is a good source of potassium, magnesium, vit C, vit B6, and manganese. #trueorfalse #nutritiontrivia

True. Sweet potato is a good source of potassium, magnesium, vit C, vit B6, and manganese. Also decent protein (4g / 1 cup) #nutritiontrivia

7) Artichokes are high in fat. #trueorfalse #nutritiontrivia

False. Artichokes do not much contain fat at all. #nutritiontrivia

8) Pomegranate seeds & seed-juice contains heart-supportive beta-sitosterol. #trueorfalse #nutritiontrivia

True. Pomegranate seed & seed-juice contains beta-sitosterol which is good for your heart: http://ow.ly/evk4a #nutritiontrivia

Pomegranate. photo by veganheathen, Sara Jane

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