Food sources: Milk, yogurt, cheese, broccoli, dark leafy greens and fortified foods like soy and orange juice
Fiber: improves digestion and may lower risk of coronary heart disease and colon cancer.
Food sources: fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts and seeds
Iron: transports oxygen to cells and tissues throughout the body.
Food sources: red meat, beans, dark leafy greens, nuts and fortified grains
Omega 3 Fatty Acids: promote heart health and support brain and eye development.
Food sources: Fish oils (mackerel, salmon and sardines), flaxseed oils and fortified foods
Probiotics: may improve immune system health and good bacteria in the intestines.
Food sources: Yogurt and other products made with live active cultures
Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and wounds, keeps teeth and gums healthy, assists in absorption of iron and is a powerful antioxidant.
Food sources: citrus fruits, berries, peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, spinach and potatoes
Vitamin D: promotes the absorption of calcium into bones and teeth. Recent studies cite its potential as an anti-cancer agent.
Food sources: egg yolks, fish and fortified milk
Cabot has developed four delectable, health-conscious recipes that help make eating better a whole lot easier. "Each of these recipes - Layered Broccoli Salad, Cheesy Black Bean Triangles, Crustless Spinach Quiche and Heartfelt Tuna Melts - was created with its respective health benefits, such as bone-strength promotion, heart health, muscle building and calcium absorption, in mind," says Wing. "Cabot cheddars are great sources of calcium, vitamin A, certain B vitamins and protein, and soon enough, Cabot cheddar will be able to help Americans benefit from another essential nutrient lacking in most diets - Omega 3 DHA fatty acid."
"Eating right is the
|SOURCE Cabot Creamery Cooperative|
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