Nutrition Value of Vegetables

Vegetables

Largely vegetables are alkaline foods and majority of everyday used vegetables are very low in calories, therefore, vegetables are very popular among health conscious people and slimming freaks. Vegetables provide carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, minerals and photochemical like Flavonoids, Carotenoids, and Polyphenols.

Tips for including vegetables in Diet Program

  1.  Use organic vegetables
  2.  Prefer dark green vegetables, since these are rich in calcium, iron, B vitamins and vitamin C.
  3. Eat steamed vegetables since steamed vegetables have more nutrition value than raw or cooked vegetables.

Yellow and red vegetables are typically good sources of vitamins A, C, E and carotenoids.

Vegetable Nutrients Chart
Vegetable Nutrients Chart

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Vegetable Nutrient Chart

 

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