Did your mom ever tell you, “don’t eat too many carrots; you’ll turn orange”? Well, it’s actually true. You could turn orange. Still, the benefits of those orange vegetables are super healthy. “The orange color in vegetables comes from a very powerful carotenoid antioxidant compound called beta-carotene.” It boosts the immune system, improves eyesight, it’s good for our reproductive system, and even has cancer-fighting components. They’re also low in calories.
Fall is great for these healthy orange vegetables, which are both delicious and nutritious: pumpkins, yams, butternut squashes, and sweet potatoes.
To help keep your Thanksgiving table healthy this year, we wanted […]