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Root Vegetables: Growing Them, Using Them in Foods

There are many benefits to growing and eating root vegetables. They improve physical as well as mental well-being. They grow beneath the ground where they absorb high amounts of minerals and other nutrients. They can be eaten fresh, canned, frozen, dehydrated, and they keep well in a dark cellar throughout the winter.

Christopher Silverton-Thong

Christopher Silverton-Thong

On January 8, my guest will be Christopher Silverton-Thong. He is a health activist, health & fitness trainer, and lifestyle athlete who resides in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Christopher is the owner of CST Health and Fitness and authors a blog about eating real food. He grows ginger, garlic, and turmeric, among other vegetables that he uses in delicious dishes. He also maintains a YouTube page of videos about healthy foods you can prepare using their garden vegetables.

Root Vegetables

Root vegetables. Image provided by Christopher Silverton-Thong



CST Health and Fitness blog

CST Health and Fitness on YouTube





Growing Ginger and Making Ginger Ale (click to download)

Growing Garlic (click to download)

Growing Turmeric (click to download)