Vegetable Blend (Organic)

Grown under strict certified organic standards, this vegetable blend consists of 13 different nutritious vegetables including tomato, carrot, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach and kale. Both the Association of British Columbia and the USDA have certified this organic vegetable blend.

Health Benefits

Vegetables are great sources of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients.1 Vegetables are low in fat and calorie and do not contain cholesterol.1 Numerous studies have been reported to emphasize the benefit of increased vegetable consumption.2-8 Adequate consumption of vegetables is essential for humans to maintain a healthy heart and gut and reduce the risk of hypertension, heart diseases (e.g., stroke and heart attack), diabetes, obesity, and cancer.1-8 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that about a quarter of daily food should come from vegetables.1


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