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Vegetables you might never heard of that is good for your health

10 Vegetables You Might Never Heard Of (That Is Good For Your Health)

Your mom is always right! You should eat vegetables and they are really important. There is no end to the vegetables that you should have in your diet, but few of them are more nutritious and have better health benefits than the rest. If you have decided to include veggies in your diet then let us discuss 10 vegetables you perhaps never heard of and that are really good for your health. These vegetables are considered the healthiest vegetables and they offer great nutritious value to your body.
Diet plays an important role to keep you healthy. Eating all types of fast food and food that relishes your taste buds may not good for your stomach and health. Hence along with tasty foods you should also include some vegetables in your diet routine which you perceive to be tasteless and boring. Most of us have the wrong concept that vegetables taste dull and they are waste. On the contrary vegetables are really tasty if you know how to take them and they are not waste for your body. There are millions across the globe who survive on veggie diet and their health conditions are far better than those who simply rely on non-vegetarian food and processed food. Ask any of your favorite models or some great fighter from WWE or UFC or MMA fighter about their diet and you will find them eating rich fiber diet and vegetables along with protein rich food.

Here is the list of 10 vegetables whose names are little typical but they offer great nutritious and health benefits to your body. Some of them are loaded with anti-aging properties and also nutrients which keep sickness at bay. Scientific studies revealed that these vegetables have some extra things in them. Here we go:

1. Asparagus: Asparagus is often considered one of the most nutritious green vegetable. It promotes healthy skin, contains high fiber and Vitamin B6. The vegetable is good food for pregnant women as it contains high amounts of folate keeps the heart and blood rate healthy. The vegetable is also low in sodium count and contains potassium that promotes healthy intestine.

2. Eggplant: The purple colored vegetable is one of the vegetables that protect your brain. They are low in calories and that is why they are popular among dieters. Studies found that the vegetable has adequate amount of potassium, fiber and copper in it that play positive effect on the cardiovascular health. The vegetable can be cooked in different styles to make it mouth watering and tasty. You can include taking eggplant twice a week in your diet chart.

3. Kale: Very few vegetables can match the values and benefits of Kale. This vegetable has multiple benefits on your body and like every other vegetable it also contains essential vitamins but contains low calories. Kale is known for its detoxifying ability. Studies have proved its ability to reduce the risk of cancer in people especially ovarian cancer in women. The Kale is also healthy for lungs. The best thing about kale is that it can easily be grown in home garden.

4. Broccoli: You perhaps heard the name of this vegetable, but there are many who don’t know what it is. This vegetable is known for its anti-oxidant potential and also to protect the body from ravishes of cancer. The broccoli can be used to garnish many dishes and can also be chewed raw with salads. The vegetable has high folic acid levels and hence prescribed by doctors to pregnant women as it would prevent birth defects. Moreover it is rich in vitamin C and calcium nutrients.

5. Spinach: Another popular green vegetable and favorite among vegetarians. The vegetable acts as medicine as it protects us from lot of illnesses like heart diseases, arthritis, osteoporosis and other such kind of old age diseases which are seen happening to middle aged people too. It contains 13 types of flavonoids and can be helpful in prevent serious cancers like prostate and ovarian cancers.

6. Sweet Potatoes: Yes, there is also a kind of potato called sweet potato. The sweet potato tastes really sweet and has anti-oxidant properties. It helps the body to get rid of free radicals that trigger ageing process and also may linked to some chronic diseases that include things like colon cancer, diabetes and to name a few. The sweet potato also lessens the effect of asthma, inflammatory diseases like arthritis and others. Rich in fiber, iron and calcium the potato can be used in a number of tasty and mouth watering recipes. You can also have such potatoes in your breakfast just boiling them and peeling off the skin. Take the sweet potato with honey another beneficial natural substance.

7. Collard Greens: This green vegetable is very popular among South Americans. You perhaps noticed their health and skin. They are much healthier and well built and have attractive skin than Americans. Perhaps the Collard Greens are the reason behind those features. The leafy green vegetable is packed with lots of nutrients. Collards have high levels of calcium, beta-carotene, Vitamin-E and other such useful nutrients. The high content of selenium in it too is useful. Besides, the useful Vitamin K and Vitamin A are also present in considerable amount in this vegetable.

8. Brussels sprouts: This green little vegetable is very much important for pregnant ladies. The veggie is rich in Vitamin B and folic acid that prevents any sort of disorder in the neural tube of the baby. The vegetable is also rich in potassium, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. It is a good alternative to fish as many vegetarians don’t consider eating fish. You can make the dish delicious by stuffing them in between chicken breasts.

9. Squash: A very useful vegetable to prevent pain and inflammation on joints of your body. This is rich source of vitamin C, squash, beta-carotene and other nutrients like magnesium, potassium and fiber. The squash is helpful in treating conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and asthma.

10. Bell Peppers: The bell peppers come in variety of colors and whatever color you prefer you would be supplying your body metabolism rich nutrients like folic acid and lycopene. Both these nutrients are very much perfect for your hearth health. The vegetable is also effective in lowering the risks of colon, lung, bladder, pancreatic and other such cancers.

So, what is your view now on vegetables? Will you consider them taking regularly in your diet? I hope you will definitely do that. All the best!

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