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Food of the week: Carrots

According to most experts, carrots are a superfood. Filled with a wide range of vitamin and minerals, carrots are a food that need to be part of our diets every week. Listed below are links to carrots, and recipies that you should all try. World's Healthiest Foods: Carrots Roasted Carrots Sauteed Carrots Carrot Salad Roasted Carrot and Raddish Nutritional Breakdown of Carrots According to the United States Department of Agriculture, one medium carrot or ½ cup of chopped carrots is considered a serving size. One serving size of carrots provides 25 calories, 6 grams of carbohydrate, 3 grams of sugars and 1 gram of protein. Carrots are rich in vitamin A. Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, providing 210% of the average adult's needs for the day. They also provide 6% of vitamin C needs, 2% of calcium …

Food of the Week: Broccoli

Dr. Galati dicusses broccoli tonight. Broccoli is a super food everyone needs to love and enjoy. Period. There are many different ways to prepare broccoli, and if you are bored with steamed broccoli, you should take a few minutes to read below and find a few new ways to enjoy it.  You can steam, grill, bake, saute, and broil, plus eat it raw in salads. The links below should help you prepare a better broccoli. NY Times Health Section: Broccoli Recipes Worlds Healthiest Foods: Broccoli Review Food Network: Broccoli Broccoli Craze Video: NY Times-this is a great and insighful video to watch!