14 Healthiest Vegetables in the World

Peas


These little veggies are surprisingly packed with nutritious benefits. Rich in fiber and protein, peas help support digestive health and, thanks to specific plant compounds

Asparagus


Asparagus supports liver function by reducing the risk of toxicity. Low in calories but with a high fiber content, it can help you maintain a healthy weight and proper digestion

Spinach


This helps to prevent accelerated aging and the onset of chronic diseases, specifically prostate and breast cancer, according to several human studies

Carrots


Rich in beta-carotene, carrots provide numerous benefits for your eyes and eyesight. They also contain the antioxidants carotenoids and anthocyanins

Broccoli


Broccoli contains sulforaphane, a compound that's been shown to prevent or lower the risk of cancer. Eating this cruciferous, antioxidant-rich veggie

Garlic


Studies have shown that garlic can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, lower cholesterol and improve the functioning of your immune system.

Ginger


Another effective anti-inflammatory, ginger is known for its powerful medicinal properties, specifically in aiding digestion, quelling bouts of nausea

Swiss chard


Akin to its leafy green cousin spinach, Swiss chard is a nutrient-dense vegetable that provides a host of health benefits. Rich in vitamin A, C and K

Sweet potato


Sweet potatoes are a highly worthy alternative to its white or yellow counterparts, thanks to being rich in antioxidants and  beta-carotene wonders for your eye health

Cabbage


Cabbage contains high levels of vitamin K, C and multiple other nutrients. Full of antioxidants, it helps reduce inflammation and protects against certain diseases

Brussels sprouts


contain a good amount of the antioxidant known as kaempferol, which can prevent cellular oxidative damage and stave off chronic disease

Purple cabbage


Purple cabbage deserves a spot on this list, thanks to its nutrient-dense profile, with plenty of vitamin C, K and B6, among others. Brimming with antioxidants

Kale


kale truly is one of the healthiest foods in existence. A single cup of the curly cabbage contains enough vitamin A, C and K to well surpass your daily needs

Kohlrabi


kohlrabi is a highly nutritious cruciferous veggie that can be used in much the same way as cabbage or collard greens. Rich in vitamin C

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