The 13 Healthiest Vegetables In The World

In order to stay healthy, we have to have the right mindset, exercise regularly and eat healthy food. Many health and fitness expert agree that what you eat plays a crucial role to your general well-being.

Below, are the 13 healthiest vegetables in the world.

Garlic


Allicin, in garlic, has numerous health benefits such as regulating blood sugar and promoting heart health.

Swiss Chard


Swiss chard prevents damaged caused by diabetes mellitus. It is also rich in fiber, protein, manganese, magnesium, vitamins A, C and K.

Asparagus


Asparagus is rich in selenium, vitamin K, and thiamine. Asparagus also supports liver function by supporting the liver’s metabolic function. Thus protecting the liver against toxicity.

Green Peas


Saponins, found in green peas, have numerous anti-cancer effects on the body. Also green peas are rich in fiber, protein, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamins A, C, and K.

Collard Greens


Collard greens are rich in calcium, protein and fiber. The calcium reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Also, collard greens help reduce the risk of glaucoma and prostate cancer.

Spinach


Spinach is rich in vitamin A (provides 56% of the body’s daily requirement), vitamin K (provides entire daily requirement). It is also rich in antioxidants which help reduce the chances of getting heart, liver or kidney diseases.

Kale


Kale contains enough vitamins A, C and K to fulfill your entires daily requirement for those vitamins. Kale also promotes heart health and general body well-being.

Ginger


Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory spicy root. It is good for nausea prevention, arthritis, and gout.

Broccoli


Sulforaphane, in broccoli, has been shown to be an anti-cancer agent. Broccoli also helps in reducing your risk factor against other chronic diseases.

Carrots


Carrots are rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene (an antioxidant) that could help in cancer prevention.

Sweet Potatoes


Sweet potatoes are rich in magnesium, potassium, fiber and vitamin C.

Radishes / Italian Chicory


Radishes are rich in potassium, lutein, vitamin C and K.

Brussels Sprouts


Kaempferol, an antioxidant in brussels sprouts, help prevent cellular damage and degeneration.

 

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