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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Eat Your Veggies!

Mother always said to eat your vegetables…here’s  why.
Here is a list of the healthiest vegetables and why.
Cruciferous Vegetables
Are filled with anti-aging, cancer fighting, immune boosting phytonutrients, plus vitamins  C, K, potassium, calcium, iron and folic acid.
·         Broccoli
·         Cauliflower
·         Brussels Sprouts
·         Green and Red Cabbage
Carrots- protect against cancer, improve eyesight, high levels of carotenoids and vitamin A, B, C, and K (when raw)
Dark green leafy
Most nutritious eaten raw, contain iron, potassium, calcium, carotenoids, vitamins B, C, E and K.
·         Kale
·         Spinach
·         Swiss Chard
·         Collard greens
·         Parsley
·         Red and green lettuce
·         Mustard and turnip greens
Tomatoes- high in lycopene carotenoids and vitamin C
Beans and Peas
High in protein, fiber, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium
·         Peas
·         Lentils
·         Soybeans
·         Lima beans
·         Kidney beans
·         Garbanzo beans


  1. more of our list to follow and some great recipes using the veggies-

  2. Take the time every day to give your eyes (and the rest of your body) the nutritive support they need.

    Eat the foods and take the supplements that provide the antioxidant vitamins and minerals your eyes require.

    You’ll Protect Your Eyesight, ensuring years of good eye health, and increasing the odds that you’ll avoid blindness or vision loss for the rest of your life.