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Rate The Veggies 

1. Below is a list of 10 vegetables.  Put them in what you think is their nutritional order (most vitamin content.)  After you make your list - click here for the correct answers:  
 

Carrots  
Cauliflower  
Brussel Sprouts 
Asparagus  
Artichokes  
 
Sweet Potatoes  Peas  
Spinach  
Lima Beans  
Broccoli  
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Answers to ratings question:  

1. Broccoli:  Broccoli has almost as much calcium as whole milk, twice as much vitamin C as in an equal amount of ornge by weight and more riboflavin than any other vegetable. It is high in all B vitamins and many minerals. 

2. Spinach:  Spinach has the highest iron content of any vegetabble and is also very high in calcium, riboflavin, potassium and vitamin A content. 

3.  Brussels Sprouts:  These minature cabbages are high in vitamin C, potassium, niacin, thiamine, calcium and iron. 

4. Lima Beans:  Limas are the best vegetable source of potassium, and are also very high in iron, calcium and B vitamins.  Younger limas are easier to digest for little babies because the starch content is not as high as in older beans. 

5.   Peas                        These vegetable are high in iron, 
6.   Asparagus             calcium, vitamins C & B 
7.   Artichokes   
8.   Cauliflower  

9.   Sweet Potatoes    Both of these vegetables are very 
10. Carrots                   high in vitamin A 
 
 

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