|Tatsoi, Red Cabbage, Turnips, Parsley, and Radicchio|
"A variety of nutrients"
Vegetables today? I hope so! If you want to have good health, then you must obtain the necessary nutrients by eating a variety (different) of vegetables daily. Different vegetables have specific substances that helps the body function and fight off various diseases. Vegetables are high in fiber, minerals, vitamins, and low in calories. Therefore, eating a variety of vegetables can help control blood pressure and control weight.
Try not to rely much on supermarkets when looking for different vegetables. It is best to venture out to places, such as, local Farmers' Markets, food co-ops, or health food stores. What's even better growing your own vegetable garden (if possible).
By going to Farmers' Markets you will find some vegetables that are like these...
|Rainbow Swiss Chard and Celeriac (Celery Root)|
Beautiful, right? Amazing the color depth vegetables gives off.
(known as either Spinach Mustard or Rosette Bok Choy)
|Don't be intimidated on the appearance|
In the world of vegetables, the family Brassica genus reigns supreme - most powerful superfood.
Who are the Brassica family?
The family members are:
- Red and Green cabbage
- Brussels Sprouts
- Collard Greens
- Mustard Greens
- Compounds of indoles
- Fights off cancer
- Fights off fibroids
- Stimulates the immune system
- Kills bacteria and viruses
- Blood purifier
Sautéing or Braised?
There are so many versions or techniques on how you can eat cabbage. Try out the three ways and decide which one you would like best.
Open your arms and palate to the Brassica Family or the different vegetables that are available!