ABC SUPERFOODS: V is for Vegetables

This week I’m doing something a little different. Instead of focusing on one vegetable in particular, I am going to give you a comparison of the best nutrient-rich vegetables you should be regularly eating.

Highest Vitamin C Content: Green & Red Peppers
Highest Vitamin A Content: Sweet Potatoes, cooked

spinach

Most Manganese: Spinach
Highest Magnesium Content: Spinach
Highest Vitamin E Content: Spinach
Most Iron: Spinach
Highest Vitamin B12 Content: Spinach
Highest Potassium Content: Sun-Dried Tomatoes

kale

Highest Vitamin K Content: Kale
Most Copper: Kale
Most Folate/Folic Acid: Dried Seaweed
Most Protein: Broccoli

cabbage

Most Fiber: Cabbage
Most Zinc: Cabbage
Most Phosphorous: Pumpkin

mushroom

Most Selenium: Mushrooms
Most Niacin (Vitamin B3): Mushrooms
Most Riboflavin(Vitamin B2): Mushrooms
Highest Vitamin D Content: Mushrooms

So which Vitamins and minerals do you personally need more of? Try the foods mentioned above and you’ll be sure to meet your nutritional needs.

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