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We Eat Different Parts of the Plant

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348-823

Authors as Published

Stephanie K. Goodwin, R.D., Graduate Assistant, Family Nutrition Program

 

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Foods we eat that are roots:

beetradish
onionrutabaga
carrotsweet potato
parsnipyam
potatoturnip

 

Foods we eat that are STEMS:

asparagusbroccoli
bamboo shootscelery
bok choyrhubarb

 

Foods we eat that are LEAVES:

Brussels sproutskale
parsleychard
cabbagelettuce
spinachendive
collardsmustard greens
turnip greenswatercress

 

Foods we eat that are FLOWERS:

broccolicauliflower

 

Foods we eat that are SEEDS:

lima beanssunflower seeds
pinto beanspeas
pumpkin seedsdry split peas
kidney beansbutter beans
black beanscorn

 

Foods we eat that are FRUIT:

applepineapple
apricoteggplant
artichokeplum
avocadotangerine
grapeskiwifruit
cucumbermango
bananamelon
pumpkinorange
squashpapaya
bell pepperpeach
datepomegranate
grapefruitstrawberry
berriestomato
pear 

 

Team Nutrition Community Action Kit, USDA

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Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Date

May 26, 2009


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