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What’s In Season? Eat This in Spring

With the arrival of spring, you should be seeing a change in offerings at your local farmers market. The vibrant colors of the fresh fruits and vegetables invoke good feelings of health and wellness and may even inspire you to try some new recipes.

Check out all the fruits and vegetables sprouting in spring, according to the Farmers’ Almanac.


Benefits: fiber, vitamin C, antioxidants, and potassium


Benefits: fiber, folate and vitamins A, C and K


Benefits: vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, potassium, lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids


Benefits: Magnesium, copper, manganese, potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C


Benefits: fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, and potassium

Brussel Sprouts

Benefits: fiber, vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, iron, thiamine, magnesium and phosphorus


Benefits: Protein, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B6

Citrus Fruits (oranges, grapefruits, limes and lemons)

Benefits: carbohydrates, fiber, vitamin C, potassium, folate, calcium, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, riboflavin, pantothenic acid


Benefits: potassium, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, manganese and vitamin A,

Greens (arugula, spinach, lettuce, Swiss Chard)

Benefits: vitamin A, vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber, folate, vitamin K, magnesium, calcium, iron and potassium


Benefits: fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin B6, iron and manganese


Benefits: copper, potassium, magnesium, zinc, folate, selenium, glutathione, ergothioneine


Benefits: protein, fiber, Vitamin A, iron, folate, thiamin, Vitamin C and manganese, vitamin K


Benefits: Carbohydrates, Dietary fiber, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus:

Vidalia Onions

Benefits: vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, calcium, iron, protein, quercetin

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