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Eating the Rainbow: Superfoods for Kids

Red Bell Peppers

Red fruit and veggies pack twice the vitamin C and nine times as much vitamin A as their green relatives! Red bell peppers help in the fight against everything from asthma to cancer to cataracts.

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Slice the bell peppers up raw and serve with hummus for a great and nutritious after-school snack. Or you can buy jarred roasted peppers and mix them into a soup. I find that if I cut the peppers in a way that keeps its star-like shape, my daughter is much more willing to eat it. Remember, it’s all about the presentation!