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The Healthiest Vegetables

Iliana AngelovaIliana Angelova
Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Healthy vegetables

Vegetables are a real gift from nature, which has a very positive effect on the body. In vegetables we can find most of the substances, that are necessary for nutrition and hydration of the body. They do not have many calories, making them a good choice for any diet to regulate weight and cholesterol. In addition, they have nutritional and satiating value, some contain slowly soluble carbohydrates, which maintains blood sugar levels.

However, there are vegetables that contain fast carbohydrates that raise blood sugar a lot and need to be consumed with caution for problems of this nature.



This vegetable has become almost legendary as an example of healthy food. Carrots take care of the eyes and fight cancer cells. They contain carotenoids, vitamins A, B, C and K, fiber, potassium and magnesium.


They are natural sources of vitamins A and C and the antioxidant beta-carotene, which reduces the risk of cancer. Fresh broccoli is preferable and can be stored in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.


In a small portion of peas, all the necessary amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for the day can be found. Good food is for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.


Beetroot is a healthy vegetable

Beetroot contains many antioxidants, which fight cancer. The lutein in it gives it a red color. It protects the eyes from serious diseases. Contains fiber and vitamins that detoxify the body and remove harmful substances. It has diuretic properties.


Tomatoes contain lycopene and vitamin C and are healthy vegetables either fresh or processed.


Asparagus contains potassium, fiber, vitamins A, C, K, B6. It is a suitable food are for a diet. They also help with depression.


Peppers are extremely healthy

They contain potassium, magnesium, vitamins A, B, C and K. Peppers are equally healthy, regardless of their color.


They contain carotenoids, vitamins A and C, potassium, magnesium and fiber. The calorie content of zucchini is minimal and is therefore included as food in diets for weight loss.

Cruciferous vegetables

This name includes cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, green cabbage. Cruciferous vegetables have a positive effect on the immune system, are good for the skin and contain calcium, potassium, folic acid, vitamins C and K.