Fun Nutritional Facts About Vegetables

You may ask yourself this question. Why must we get diets that are rich in vegetable nutrition?

And also what are the health benefits of vegetables?

Here are a few benefits that would make you make a vegetable nutritious diet, your daily lifestyle.

1. Enjoy

Vegetables are just like fruits, low in calories and fats but they contain a very good amount of minerals and vitamins. All the green and yellow vegetables are rich sources of magnesium, potassium, iron, vitamin B-complex, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin k and beta-carotene.

Just like in fruits, vegetables too are the home for many antioxidants. These health benefiting phyto-chemical compounds firstly help by protecting the human body from oxidant stress, cancers and diseases and then secondly help the body by developing the capacity to fight against these boosting immunity.

Vegetables are additionally packed with  soluble as well as insoluble dietary fiber known as non-starch polysaccharides, such as cellulose, mucilage, gums, hemi-cellulose and pectin to mention a few.

These substances listed absorb excess water in the colon, retain a good amount of moisture in fecal matter and help its smooth passage out of the body. Thus sufficient fiber offers protection from conditions such as chronic constipation, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, rectal fissures and irritable bowel syndrome.

Vegetables can be consumed in various means and are always healthy no matter how you consume them.

They can be consumed raw or can be cooked. They can be blended and consumed as smoothies. You can use them as flavorings in your favorite meals. They can also be used to garnish meals. No matter how you present them. They are always healthy for consumption.

So for greens today and you can be rest assured that you would be guaranteed  healthy living.

Go green and stay healthy.

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