This list of vegetables with their nutritional value can help you to get healthy and stay healthy. How do I know? Tons of research says so. But isn't "eat your vegetables" what your mother always told you? It looks like science has finally proven your mother was right after all.
You can go straight to the vegetables list or keep on reading to learn more.
Eating vegetables provides so many health benefits that all of the public health agencies recommend at least 3 to 5 servings a day. But almost nobody is following this advice.
Vegetables Nutritional Value and Health benefits
Even though scientific evidence is clear that everyone needs to make more choices from the list of vegetables, less than 10% get the recommended amounts. And the majority of people don't eat any healthy vegetables at all. Yet a nutritious diet, rich in vegetable nutrients, can help:
- Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes,
- Decrease the risk of coronary heart disease,
- Lower your calorie intake for healthy weight maintenance,
- Decrease your risk of a stroke and other cardiovascular diseases,
- Reduce the risk of developing kidney stones and osteoporosis from bone loss,
- And protect against specific cancers, such as mouth, stomach and colon-rectum cancer.
You can go to the alphabetical list of vegetables to see overall A, B, C rankings.
How to Use the List of Vegetables
Eating more vegetables is a lot easier today than it used to be. Now days, you can buy all sorts of healthy and convenient "fast food vegetables" at your local supermarket.
You'll find packages of tasty baby carrots, celery sticks and sweet peppers that you can take with you anywhere. There's also pre-washed bags of a wide variety of salad greens and mixes that can be thrown together with some cherry tomatoes to whip up a quick salad.
There's shredded cabbage to make cole slaw, or use in your salad, and many other cut veggies that can be eaten raw, steamed, stir fried or used in soups. They even have organic varieties.
You can also buy frozen vegetables for quick and easy steaming or cooking in the microwave. And donít forget that pasta sauces can include many healthy vegetable ingredients.
Maybe with all these tips, you can finally follow your mother's advice and eat more vegetables. Just click here on the vegetables list with vegetable nutrition facts and get started.
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