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Top 10 Healthiest Vegetables

you are where you eat and if you eat

these vegetables you are healthy welcome

to watchmojo.com and today we'll be

counting down our picks for the top ten

vegetables number 10

eggplant vegetarians no eggplants high

fiber content makes it a hearty veggie

with its practically non-existent fat

and calorie counts it's a great weight

loss tool as long as you don't smother

it in Parmesan cheese egg plants also

have heart-healthy components potassium

which can help reduce strokes and

dementia and antioxidants that prevent

damage to brain cells so put this purple

plant in your plan pronto

number nine beets the nutrient that

makes beets red helps fight cancer and

lower the risk of heart disease while

beets folate helps pregnant ladies

metabolize amino acids low-fat locale

high fiber and high carb beets keep your

body fueled blood sugar levels normal

and digestive system healthy potassium

magnesium and manganese keep everything

running properly as well but believe it

or not beet greens contain more

nutrients than the root number eight

asparagus

love it or hate it asparagus ranks high

as a free radical fighting powerhouse a

low-cal source of potassium protein

fiber and folate asparagus is known for

its cleansing properties which means it

makes you go number one and number two

with vitamins A b6 C and K

cardiovascular health and immunity

receive a boost and iron keeps the

oxygen flowing plus some researchers

claim it helps hangovers number 7

alfalfa sprouts rod dieters know sprouts

are full of plant-based proteins and

unlike the also important beans and peas

they don't need to be cooked to be

enjoyed they're bursting with

antioxidants and can help with anything

from heart disease and cancer to

osteoporosis and menopause their fiber

helps you feel fuller longer plus they

boast nutrients like calcium potassium

zinc and manganese and a bunch of

vitamins between a and K number six

carrots

we've heard the old wives tale carrots

are good foresight is it true

beta-carotene makes carrots orange and

humans metabolize it into vitamin A

which in turn keeps eyes skin and hair

healthy carrots vitamin C keeps

cardiovascular systems running smoothly

and promotes iron absorption while

vitamin K ensures your blood clots

various other nutrients and minerals are

Mother Nature's Way of preventing

problems from cataracts to cancers

number five dark green vegetables

whether it's leafy greens like spinach

Swiss chard or kale or cruciferous

vegetable brussel sprouts

they're lean green disease fighting

machines their folate is great during

pregnancy while antioxidants and

phytonutrients help against colds and

cancers the iron calcium magnesium

potassium and vitamins in dark greens

promote overall health but broccoli is

especially talented at preventing

stomach lung and rectal cancers and

type-2 diabetes

number four tomatoes

locale but nutrient-dense a tomato's

most impressive feature is lycopene

which protects against breast colon lung

skin and prostate cancers reduces

cholesterol and regulates blood pressure

beside fiber and heart-healthy nutrients

vitamins like a which helps skin and

eyes see which fights infection and

maintains connective tissue and ke which

prevents osteoporosis make tomatoes

indispensable technically they're a

fruit but call us when you have one for

dessert number three bell peppers these

yummy veggies are also called capsicum

or sweet peppers red ones are healthiest

with more lycopene carotene and vitamins

a b c and k those prevent cancers and

keep teeth gums and eyesight in tip-top

shape inflammation from arthritis and

asthma and age-related diseases don't

stand a chance against their

antioxidants and fiber potassium and

manganese are a few more of this super

foods benefits number 2 sweet potatoes

smokers and diabetics can benefit from

eating this vegetable vitamin A protects

against emphysema while a low glycemic

index rating keeps insulin levels normal

sweet potatoes also crush other veggies

and nutrient density with more fiber

protein and complex carb content plus

anti-cancer vitamins A and C iron and

calcium beta carotene targets free

radicals vitamins and antioxidants fight

inflammation and heart disease and

potassium lowers blood pressure

superfood for sure number one allium

foods adding flavorful and healthful

properties to meals the Allium family

includes leeks chives garlic and onions

famous and herbal medicine both onions

and garlic both antibiotic advantages

increase immunity and fight inflammation

while garlic is used to treat coughs and

colds alliums also balanced cholesterol

levels help prevent hardened arteries

lower BP and fight certain cancers and

neurological diseases like Alzheimer's

and that ain't even everything adding

any extra fruits and veggies to your

diet is a smart move but like anything

do it in moderation what are your

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