Written by Dietetics Masters student Scarlett Ball What are Root Vegetables? Root vegetables grow underneath the soil and absorb nutrients from the soil. Health Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables Root vegetables contain many vitamins and minerals and are great to add to the diet. Many of these vitamins and minerals support our immune system […]
Root Veggies Rock!
Written by UConn Dietetics student Joseph Oliva What are Root Vegetables? Root vegetables are vegetables that grow underground and serve as the base for the plant. Some other common names for root vegetables include bulbs, roots, and tubers. While they are called “roots”, this does not imply that they are actual roots, but instead, they […]