Vegetables We Need

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Asparagus
This veggie is such an understated vegetable. This vegetable is packed with very important vitamins and minerals. Asparagus is a super healthy vegetable that can help with weight loss because it contains a lot of soluble and insoluble fibers. This vegetable also keeps the urinary tract clear and can prevent those painful UTIs; it can also be used as a preventative measure against the infections. Strange enough this visually unappealing vegetable can be labeled as an aphrodisiac.  This fruit contains vitamin E that stimulates the sexual hormones such as testosterone in males and estrogen in women.

Kale
If you are ever in a predicament to choose between spinach and kale, pick kale. This green leafy vegetable has a vast catalogue of health benefits. Just to name a few, kale provides nutrients that support healthy skin, prevents loss of hair and helps strengthen bones. Steaming this vegetable can be more rewarding with regards to lowering your cholesterol. Most importantly kale has the ability to lower the risk of cancer. Kale specializes in defending the body against five different cancers, bladder, breast, colon, ovary and prostate cancer. The richness of potassium, vitamin C and B6 found in kale all support the health of the heart.

Zucchini
This American vegetable is one of the healthiest vegetables on planet earth. With obesity on the rise across the world zucchini is the vegetable that can allow you to reap the most benefits regarding weight control. The high water content keeps the body hydrated and ready for a workout! As relative to the cucumber the zucchini when used externally helps remove the bags that develop under the eyes.

Sweet Potatoes
This sweet beautifully pigmented vegetable can be labeled as a “Hyperveg” because the nutritional value of it is unmatched. Everyone from all age demographics just adores this vegetable, from babies to the elderly.  Sweet potatoes accelerate the healing of wounds because they produce collagen which helps maintain the skin’s youthful elasticity. This ground provision contains high levels of iron and assists in the strengthening of the immune system and helps generate red and white blood cells.

Okra
This powerhouse vegetable is laced with vitamins, minerals and fibre. Okra is filled with Vitamin K which is great for the bones. This nutrient prevents those from having fractures as easily as others who have low Vitamin K intake. High intakes of okras prevent uncomfortable constipation and aids in maintaining a healthy digestive system.

Corn
I have saved the best for last –my all time favourite vegetable. Corn’s health benefits include controlling diabetes and the prevention of heart issues. This tiny yellow vegetable has so many perks. The antioxidant properties are most impressive, corn is a rich source of antioxidants which fight cancer-causing radicals. Corn can be eaten any time, especially when sprinkled over a delicious pizza…yum.

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