Good for you ... RED ONIONS
A good source of vitamin C which contributes to formation of collagen in the structure of bones, cartilage, teeth, gums and skin.
A good source of folate, a B vitamin that is needed for normal formation of blood cells.
Provide beta carotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body and assists the functioning of the immune system.
Good for you ... BOK CHOY
Bok choy is a good source of vitamin C. This vitamin helps the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Bok choy provides us with some calcium (important for strong bones) and also iron (used to make red blood cells)
The darker leaves of bok choy provide beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A. This vitamin helps the body’s immune system defend itself against infection and is also important for normal vision.
Bok choy is also a source of the folate, a B vitamin needed for normal formation of blood cells as well as growth and development in children.
Good for you ... COLIBAN POTATOES
A reliable source of vitamin C, the vitamin that helps protect the body against infection.
Provide dietary fibre in the skin and the flesh.
The skin of potatoes helps retain vitamins during cooking.
Good for you ... FENNEL
A good source of dietary fibre, which helps the intestine function normally and also vitamin C, a vitamin that contributes to the function of the body’s normal immune system.
Has virtually no fat and few kilojoules so is a useful food for those trying to control weight.
A source of potassium.
Good for you ... KING BROWN MUSHROOMS
Fresh mushrooms differ from vegetables in that they supply mainly B group vitamins rather than contributing vitamin C and carotenoids (which are converted in the body to vitamin A)
They are a source of riboflavin (vitamin B2) and niacin, both of which contribute to the normal release of energy from food. They are also a source of the B vitamins pantothenic acid and biotin which both contribute to normal metabolism of fat.
A source of selenium, a mineral which contributes to the maintenance of hair and nails and the way the body uses iodine in its production of thyroid hormones.
Good for you ... GRANNY SMITH APPLES
A good source of dietary fibre that helps keep us regular.
Provide vitamin C. Among its many functions, vitamin C contributes to collagen which plays a role in healthy gums, teeth, bones, cartilage and skin.
Low GI (less than 55) which means the natural sugars in apples are slowly digested to glucose.