Author: Katherine L. Cason

Using & Storing Apples

South Carolina-grown apples are available from late August to November. Apples are Good for You Apples are: a good source of fiber. a source of potassium and vitamin C. low calorie—81 calories per...

Using & Storing Carrots

South Carolina-grown carrots are available in the spring and fall. Carrots are Good for You Carrots are: an excellent source of beta-carotene, which the body uses to make vitamin A. a good source of...

Using & Storing Green Beans

Look for South Carolina-grown green beans June through September. Green Beans are Good for You Green beans are: very low in calories. a source of vitamin C. How to Buy Green Beans Select pods of...

Using & Storing Potatoes

South Carolina-grown potatoes are available in the spring and fall. Potatoes are Good for You Potatoes are: a vegetable. a good source of vitamins B and C. a source of minerals. high in complex...

Caffeine

What is Caffeine? Caffeine is found naturally in the leaves, seeds, and fruits of more than 60 plant species worldwide. It is added to some beverages and foods for flavor. People have enjoyed...

Using & Storing Asparagus

Look for South Carolina-grown asparagus in the spring. Asparagus is Good for You Asparagus is: high in vitamin c. a good source of vitamin a. a good source of potassium. How to Buy Asparagus Look...

Using & Storing Strawberries

  South Carolina-grown strawberries are available late-April through May. Strawberries are Good for You Strawberries are: high in vitamin C. a good source of potassium. a source of fiber. How...

Using & Storing Peaches

South Carolina-grown peaches are available May through August. Peaches are Good for You Peaches are: a source of vitamins A and C. a good source of fiber. low in calories—35 calories per 2½”...

Using & Storing Summer Squash

South Carolina-grown summer squash is available mid-May through September. Summer Squash is Good for You Summer squash is very low in calories. Many squash varieties provide: vitamin C. potassium....

Using & Storing Tomatoes

Tomatoes are actually fruits, but most people eat them like vegetables. South Carolina-grown tomatoes are at their prime June through September. Tomatoes are Good for You Tomatoes are: a good source...

Using & Storing Winter Squash

South Carolina-grown winter squash is available in the summer and fall. Winter Squash is Good for You Winter squash is: an excellent source of beta-carotene, which the body uses to make vitamin A. a...

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