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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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Choose firm, green, small stems with compact heads. The florets should be tightly closed and dark green, not open or yellow. Avoid ones with leaves that are wilted or yellowing. 

Nutrient Content Claims
Low calorie, Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Very low in sodium, Sugar free, Good source of iron, Good source of vitamin A, High in vitamin C, High in vitamin K, Good source of zinc, Good source of manganese 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Broccoli rabe is fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Broccoli rabe is very low in sodium. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Broccoli rabe is very low in sodium. 
  • Broccoli rabe, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, Vitamin A, or Vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Broccoli rabe is a good source of vitamin A and an excellent source of vitamin C.

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Broccoli rabe contains no fat, saturated fat or cholesterol. 

STORE

Store broccoli rabe in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

SERVE

Check out our broccoli rabe recipes!

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