Top 5 Nutrient-Dense Vegetables

Nutrient dense foods are fully packed with nutrients(vitamins and minerals).They are usually low in calories but contains high amount of vitamins and minerals.

In other words,Nutrient dense foods are rich in nutrients when compared to their calorie content.


Nutrient dense foods are healthy foods rich in nutrients compared to energy-dense foods and satisfies the nutrient requirements of the human body.


Nutrient dense foods examples,fruits and vegetables,satisfies the nutrient needs of your body and makes you feel fuller for long time.


Energy-dense foods are low in fiber and are high in sugar and fat content.Examples- Products containing added sugars, processed cereals are Energy-dense foods.These foods may not truly satisfy the appetite. 

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Reduce energy-dense foods and include more nutrient-dense foods in you diet for healthy living.


Nutrient dense foods helps to limit fat, calories, and possible weight gain.


According to  Dr. Fuhrman,Check ANDI food score of Top 5 Nutrient-Dense Vegetables.


Top 5 Nutrient-Dense Vegetables


1.Carrots  458
Carrot is an attractive root vegetable with negligible amount of fat and no cholesterol. More 

Benefits.




Relieves stomach inflammation and contributes to the healing of gastroduodenal ulcers,Cabbage also helps to prevent cancer.More 
  Benefits.



3.Broccoli 
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Phytochemicals of broccoli helps to stop the growth of cancerous cells.


Cauliflower promotes all digestive functions from the stomach to the colon.It also regulates the transit through intestine both in the case of constipation and 
diarrhea.
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 Benefits.



Capsicum speeds up the metabolism and helps to burn calories.
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Benefits.

If you like to know more about nutrient dense,ANDI then Check my post -Top 5 Nutrient-Dense Fruits for more details.

1 comment:

  1. Good post, not everyone knows about benefits of these vegetables, going to share it with my circle of friends. Thanks for sharing it with us

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