Nutrition

Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet can reduce the risks of heart diseases, blood cholesterol levels and certain cancers. Add a handful of blueberries to oatmeal, chop up onions and peppers into an omelet, or simply snack on carrots and celery – by adding more color to your diet, you take in key nutrients that support overall good health.

Miedema Produce is committed to bringing you the healthiest and freshest produce – fruits and vegetables that contain essential vitamins, minerals and fiber that provide a natural source of energy, promote good health and help protect your body from chronic diseases.
Here are nutritional benefits for five of our leading vegetables:

Radishes:

  • Fat free
  • Low sodium
  • Cholesterol free
  • Low calorie
  • High in vitamin C

Onions:

  • Fat free
  • Very low sodium
  • Cholesterol free
  • High in vitamin C
  • Good source of dietary fiber

Turnips:

  • Fat free
  • Low sodium
  • Cholesterol free
  • High in vitamin C

Parsnips:

  • Fat free
  • Very low sodium
  • Cholesterol free
  • High in vitamin C, folate and fiber

Carrots:

  • Fat free
  • Low sodium
  • Cholesterol free
  • Low calorie
  • High in vitamin C
  • Excellent source of vitamin A

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends eating more fruits and vegetables than any other food group. So chop ’em, slice ’em, juice ’em – however you prefer to eat your fruits and veggies, they’re a great source of key nutrients.

For additional nutritional values, please visit Fruits & Veggies More Matters.