Do you give Fall veggies and fruits the credit they deserve?
Fall is upon us! The temperature is a bit more crisp, the sky is that much more blue, the leaves on the trees are gorgeous colors, and we are surrounded with Fall’s bounty of fruits and veggies! Your dentist in Federal Way, Dr. Josephine Lee, wants to share just a few that deserve to have your attention! Your body will love you for it!
Acorn Squash contains Vitamin A, niacin, folate, thaimine, Vitamin B-6 and is a great source of Vitamin A. A 1/2 cup serving of cooked, cubed acorn squash has about 20% of the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin C. Here is a healthy, yummy side dish for acorn squash
Butternut Squash is very low calorie and a rich source of dietary fiber and phyto-nutrients. It has more vitamin A than pumpkin and is rich in the B-complex group of vitamins. It tastes amazing simply peeled, diced, and roasted with herbs and either olive oil or avocado oil. Or you can click this link for lots of exciting options!
Apples are everywhere right now! From Granny Smith to Honey Crisp! These gems are great sliced into wedges with almond butter, or can be the base for a healthier crisp!