SNAP-Ed is implementing a childhood obesity prevention program, Body Quest: Food of the Warrior (BQ). With the implementation of this program, data will be collected on the participating students to determine if the program is effective in increasing fruit and vegetable knowledge and behavior. The collection of this data is part of a research study, Body Quest: Food of the Warrior: An Impact Evaluation to Assess Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Third Grade Students.
Here is some nutritional information on one of nature's most nutritious root crops.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture