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Enjoy a Popular, Nutrition-Packed Vegetable with Every Meal
Nothing beats fresh broccoli, and eating more fruits and vegetables will help you "Get Your Plate in Shape" this National Nutrition Month. A versatile vegetable, broccoli can be enjoyed with breakfast, lunch or dinner. Broccoli also makes a nutritious, crunchy snack.
Broccoli includes many of your daily vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, C and D, calcium, fiber, iron, and beta carotene.
- In your morning omelet
- Mixed with brown rice for a stir-fry
- Added to whole-grain pasta for lasagna or pasta salad
- Mixed in with cauliflower, onion, and boiled egg for broccoli salad
- Seasoned or steamed
For videos, tips, games and other resources to help you "Get Your Plate in Shape," visit eatright.org/nnm and consult a registered dietitian in your area.
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