Startng a weekly cleanse, add beetroot to your list.This vegetable improves stamina and muscle power for those with health issues. It has essential minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, zinc and sodium, to help your body function properly throughout the week.
Kale can be used in salads and even energy shakes. This leafy green vegetable, among others, has zero fat and is extremely low in calories. Kale contains Vitamin K, iron, magnesium and it is packed with antioxidants to counteract waste in the diet. It can be eaten either raw or cooked.
3. Garden Asparagus
This vegetable contains approximately 93% percent of water, along with vitamin K, folate and other nutrients. It is a rich source of dietary fibre and protein that helps to supply energy, slow down digestion to keep you fuller, longer. Just clean, blanch, shock and sautee with some garlic and onions and its ready to eat.
Once again, Avocado made it to our food list. Usually refered to as the “good fat” needed in the diet, it helps to lower your blood pressure and reduce belly fat, while it nourishes your skin and hair. Half an avocado at dinner, or even in a sandwich, can be a healthy and tasty detox.
5. Brusssel Sprouts
Brussel sprouts contains omega 3-fatty acids, Vitamin K, phosphorus and fibre that helps to keep you fuller longer. It is also a cancer repellant, reduces inflammation and keeps your blood sugar at a healthy level. Cooking it alongside carrots can make a tasty side dish.
Broccoli contains vitamins C and K, along with potassium, collagen, fiber and folate. This particular vegetable helps to form tissues and bones as well as fight against cancer. It is usually refered to as a “superfood” because of its nutrient properties.
7. Spinach/ Arugula Lettuce
These two lettuces combined, contains high traces of calcium and iron, to strengthen your bones and red blood cells, and indirectly your oxygen supply to weak muscles. Both spinach and arugula go well with sandwiches, salads or can be included in your smoothies.