Beta-carotene, an antioxidant that transforms into vitamin A, is found in sweet potatoes. A baked orange spud with black beans, feta, herbs, and roasted peppers is a simple, nutrient-dense supper.
You know eggplant's versatility and taste from the Mediterranean diet. Eggplants can be baked, grilled, roasted, or sautéed with olive oil and your favorite herbs and seasonings.
Lycopene makes tomatoes red. Lycopene-rich diets may improve vascular function and lower cardiovascular disease risk, according to research.
Current research reveals that phytochemicals in onions and other allium plants may prevent some cancers. They're prebiotics that boost healthy bacteria to aid gut health and digestion.
Antioxidant-rich, anti-inflammatory beets have been demonstrated to improve metabolic conditions like hypertension and insulin resistance.
Chlorophyll gives green beans their vivid green color and vitamins A, C, K, and fiber.
Cauliflower has become trendy. Cauliflower adds vitamin C, K, potassium, B6, folate, and plant-based omega-3s to your meal.
Asparagus feeds good gut flora and diures. B9 (folate), C, A, and K are abundant in stalks.
Bell peppers are ideal for adding color to your diet. They are versatile, high in vitamins A and C, potassium, and fiber.
Purple, red, and green turnips are root vegetables. Roots and "turnip greens" are edible.
Kale is nutrient-dense. It's full of vitamins A, B6, C, and K and minerals like potassium, calcium, copper, and magnesium that most diets lack.
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