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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

SELECT

Look for a green color with leaves that don’t have blemishes or show any yellowing or withering. Mustard greens should have stems that look freshly cut that aren’t thick, dried out, browned, or split. 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Very low in sodium, Low in calories, High in vitamin C, High in vitamin K, Good source of fiber, Good source of vitamin A, Good source of vitamin B-6, Good source of copper 

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. Mustard greens are fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension:

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

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. Mustard greens contain no fat, saturated fat, or cholesterol.

Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Mustard greens are a good source of fiber.

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. Mustard greens are high in vitamin C and a Good source of fiber and vitamin A. 

STORE

Discard any bruised or yellow leaves and remove any bands or ties that hold bunches together. Gently wrap unwashed mustard greens in paper towels and store loosely in plastic bags. Keep moist and cool in the lower part of the refrigerator in the high-humidity bin. Store for up to five (5) days.

SERVE

Check out our mustard greens recipes!   

SAVOR

Presence in Ethnic Foods 
Asian / African / Mediterranean / Southern 

SHARE

Social Media Posts 

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