11 Nutritious Reasons to Eat Food Scraps

It’s not trash—it’s dinner!

By Emily Main

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Herb StemsCarrot Tops

The mildly flavored greens that accompany fresh carrots can be used instead of lettuce on your next sandwich or blended into a green smoothie. The greens have six times more vitamin C than carrots themselves, as well as being rich in vitamin K and magnesium.

Learn More: Grow Your Own Carrots.

Photo: (cc) Marc Falardeau/Flickr

 
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