For some, the word “vegetable” may send people shaking. However, it does seem like all those years of being told you should eat them when you were a kid was not actually a farce. Vegetables are extremely healthy, a matter of fact, it would be difficult to suggest that there is an unhealthy vegetable out there.
With all the different recipes and products, you can do with veggies, eating them is not so much of a burden these days. Now, like anything, veggies can be made unhealthy if eaten with a bunch of dressings and deep-fried, but most people know better.
Vegetables are great for hydrating the body, anti-inflammatory purposes, immune health, nutrient transportation, and more. It is a difficult task to try to say which vegetables are the most healthy, but an attempt will be made. The following are the top 5 vegetables you should try to consume everyday to stay healthy:
Of course, this dark, leafy-green plant would make the list. When looking at a vegetable’s nutrient profile per serving, spinach is the winner by far. Loaded with Vitamin K and A, along with antioxidants, this plant has you covered and is extremely low in calories.
Carrots are bright and awesome. Carrots provide you with an abundant amount of Vitamin A and beta-carotene, which give carrots their color and is an amazing antioxidant that can actually help out in cancer prevention.
No vegetable is probably geared better to help fight diseases like broccoli is. By eating broccoli on a regular basis, you are helping combat certain diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Broccoli of course is loaded with nutrients as well.
Garlic dates way back to ancient times in Egypt and China. Garlic has been known for many years for its medicinal benefits and is still used today for many things such as regulating blood sugar and heart health. The active compound in garlic that makes it awesome for health is called allicin.
- Brussel Sprouts
Like broccoli, Brussels sprouts are a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables and contain the same health-promoting plant compounds. Brussels sprouts also contain kaempferol, an antioxidant that may be particularly effective in preventing damage to cells.
Suggested servings of vegetables per day is 3. If you don't like vegetables or don't have time to eat them, then we have an amazing Greens and Reds Superfood product that you can drink instead.