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The Benefits of Fresh Vegetables:

The term vegetable is quite broad in its interpretation. There is actually a lot of controversies out there regarding what constitutes a vegetable, but the USDA classifies five subgroups of vegetables for the purpose of eating. The groups are dark-green vegetables (spinach or kale), starchy vegetables (potatoes or beets), red and orange vegetables (tomatoes and peppers), beans and peas, and other vegetables.

Fresh Veggies

Nutrition Benefits of Vegetables

Vegetables have so many beneficial substances, vitamins and nutrients that it is virtually impossible to live a healthy life without them. Besides being low in fat, cholesterol and sugar, vegetables are rich in:

  • Vitamin C

  • Potassium

  • Folate

  • Dietary Fiber

  • Vitamin A: Promotes healthy skin and eyes and prevents infection

  • Magnesium: Regulates many of the body’s systems and functions

  • Vitamin K: Vital for bone health and blood clotting (wound healing)​

Organic Beetroots

Health Problems Vegetables Prevent

The wellness benefits of vegetables are innumerable and help protect from some of the most dangerous health complications such as:

  • Heart disease

  • Stroke

  • Some forms of cancer

  • Obesity

  • Sun damage to the skin

  • Anxiety and depression

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