August’s Superfood is Tomatoes! Tomatoes contain only 32 calories per cup, and they’re an excellent source of vitamin C. Red tomatoes also have lycopene, which may be associated with lowering heart disease and certain cancers.. The lycopene found in canned tomatoes, ketchup and tomato sauce is more easily absorbed in the body than that found in raw tomatoes. Vist your VVS cafeteria this month and enjoy the many varieties and health benefits of tomatoes!
The Superfood for the month of February is Yogurt! Yogurt is a nutrient-rich food, containing protein, A vitamins, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium. Yogurt also contains probiotics, which help to maintain and restore the delicate balance of both “good” and “bad” bacteria necessary for a healthy digestive system.
Stop by your local VVS cafeteria or Micro Market and treat yourself to some yogurt today!