Spinach

Spinach provides several antioxidants and is especially rich in vitamin K. It may benefit heart health and reduce disease risk. 

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Carrots 

Carrots are especially high in beta carotene which your body converts into vitamin A. Their high antioxidant content may be linked to a lower risk of certain cancers

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Broccoli

Broccoli contains sulforaphane, a compound that may protect against cancer. It’s also loaded with vitamins and minerals. 

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Garlic

Studies show that garlic may help lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels. Some studies suggest that garlic may help decrease blood sugar levels

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Brussels sprouts 

Brussels sprouts contain kaempferol, an antioxidant that may protect against oxidative damage to your cells and help prevent chronic disease.

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Kale

Kale is high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as antioxidants. Studies show that kale may support healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

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Green peas

Green peas are high in fiber, which supports digestive health. They also contain plant compounds called saponins, which may have anticancer effects. 

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Swiss chard

Swiss chard is packed with vitamins and minerals. Some animal studies even indicate that it may lessen symptoms of type 2 diabetes. 

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Beets

Beets are rich in several nutrients and contain nitrates, which may improve blood sugar levels and athletic performance. 

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Sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes are high in beta carotene, which may decrease your risk of lung cancer. They may also help regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

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