Health Benefits of Specific Vegetables

Artichoke

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin K 

Arugula

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Skin Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Vitamin A, Vitamin K

Asparagus

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health

Significant Source of:

Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Beans

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Beets

Prevent:

Blood Pressure. Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Athletic Performance, Anti-Inflammatory, Brain Function, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Manganese, Potassium,Vitamin C

Bell Pepper

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Gut Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E

Broccoli

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Anti-Inflammatory, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Weight Loss, Healthy Aging

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Brussel Sprouts

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Vision, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Manganese, Omega 3s, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K,

Cabbage

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber,  Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Carrot

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C

Cauliflower

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Celery

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Anti-Inflammatory, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Vision, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin K

Corn

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Vision

Significant Source of:

Copper, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese,  Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, Riboflavin, Selenium, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Zinc

Cucumber

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Manganese, Potassium

Edamame

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Gut Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Copper, Calcium, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Omega 3s, Potassium, Protein, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Zinc

Eggplant

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Manganese

Green Onion

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Infection Stroke

Promote:

Antibacterial, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion

Significant Source of:

Vitamin K, Manganese

Kale

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, Stroke

Promote:

Bone Health, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Vision, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Omega 3s, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Lettuce

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Immune Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Folate, Omega 3s, Vitamin A, Vitamin K

Mushroom

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid,  Riboflavin, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Zinc

Okra

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Magnesium, Manganese, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Onion

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Manganese

Peas

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Radish

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Vitamin C

Rhubarb

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Spinach

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Anti-Inflammatory, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Fiber, Folate, Manganese, Omega 3s, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Squash

Prevent:

Alzheimer’s, Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Anti-Inflammatory, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health, Vision, Weight Loss

Significant Source of: 

Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese, Omega 3s, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E

Sweet Potato

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Gut Health, Immune Health, Mental Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid

Tomato

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Anti-Inflammatory, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K

Turnip

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, Stroke

Promote:

Bone Health, Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Immune Health, Vision

Significant Source of:

Calcium, Fiber, Folate, Omega 3s, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

Zucchini

Prevent:

Blood Pressure, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Vision, Weight Loss

Significant Source of:

Manganese, Omega 3s, Potassium, Riboflavin, Vitamin C

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