Pigments
Peppers
Nutrients
Health
The Garden
100
This is the green pigment in vegetables.
What is chlorophyll?
100
The hotness of a pepper is measure by this.
What is the scoville scale?
100
This mineral's main job is to build strong bones.
What is calcium?
100
Which vegetable is highest in Vitamin C? Peppers Cucumbers Mushrooms
Peppers
100
True or False Squash seeds are edible?
True
200
This is the dark red, purple, and blue pigment in vegetables.
What are flavonoids?
200
The heat of the pepper comes from this part.
What are the seeds or ribs?
200
This vitamin's main job is to help blood to clot.
What is Vitamin K?
200
Based on a 2000 calorie diet, you need this much from the vegetable group daily.
What is 2 1/2 cups?
200
What does it mean to "Buy in season"? What is one benefit?
Buying produce at the time of year it is harvested locally. Prices are cheeper Quality is higher
300
This is the bright yellow, red, and orange pigment in vegetables?
What are carotenoids?
300
This is heat of a pepper comes from this compound.
What is capsaicin?
300
This vitamin's main job is to help maintain healthy, eyes, lungs, and skin.
What is Vitamin A?
300
Name a vegetable that is the highest in complex carbohydrates.
What are potatoes?
300
Name one vegetable the government suggests consumers buy organically.
400
What is enzymatic browning?
When a vegetable is cut and its cells are exposed to oxygen (turning it brown).
400
What are the effects of capsaicin that is too hot?
Eyes water runny nose perspiration
400
This vitamin or mineral helps the body fight infection, heals cuts and burns, and help keep our gums healthy.
What is Vitamin C?
400
What is the healthiest way to prepare vegetables?
Steam eat raw with skins (not stir fry or fry)
400
You can add more fiber to your diet if you eat your vegetables with this on it?
What is the edible skin?
500
What can be used to prevent enzymatic browning?
Sprinkle vegetables with lemon juice or other acids.
500
Name two health benefits to eating peppers (because of the capsaicin)?
Fights cancer provides pain relief fights chronic sinus infections fights inflammation soothes intestinal disease burns fat- weight loss protects your heart
500
This vitamin or mineral contributes to healthy red blood cells and a healthy heart.
What is folate?
500
People who smoke cigarettes have a deficiency of this nutrient?
What is Vitamin A?
500
Name two health benefits to eating vegetables.
Fights cancer Fights heart disease Fights the effects of aging : eye sight, memory, immunue functions, inflamation.
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