Healthy Living

Summer veggies – skin on or off – they’re good for you

Summer fruits and vegetables are coming into season at a local farm stands farmers markets and in select grocery stores in the Midwest this June, July and August.  Let’s talk about a couple – cucumbers – there are burpless, regular and canning cucumbers – whichever you choose, you’re going to get more of the vegetable’s nutrients in the skin – With skin on cucumbers provide potassium, vitamin K and magnesium – which support good health. But some people don’t like the bitter taste of the cucumber skin… in that case, don’t eat it.

HEALTHY LIVING PROGRAM – Summer veggies and skins (1:30 mp3)

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