Best Vegetables for Detox
Having just recovered from the all the wonderful meals from the year-end celebrations, we are now getting really for another round of Chinese New Year feasting. To take a break from these feasting, we wanted to highlight some of the best vegetables that can help our body detox and also make you healthier.
A versatile vegetable that can be prepared in many ways. It has antioxidants and are high in nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K iron and potassium.
High water content that is good for flushing toxins out of the body. Contains high quantity of folate and Vitamin C.
An excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, E & K and also potassium, manganese, fiber and zinc.
A cruciferous vegetable that has a group of substances known as glucosinolates. It contains compounds that help with anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial effects and also prevent cancer.
An antioxidant filled vegetable that is widely considered as the healthiest snack in various parts of the world. Its health benefits include lowering blood pressure, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease prevention.
Technically it is a fruit that is commonly categorised by people as a vegetable. It is low in carbs, sodium, fat, cholesterol and calories but high in water content and contains phytonutrients that help prevent diseases.
It no only helps with digestion, it is also known to be able to help with arthritis, prevent cancer and lower cholesterol.
Has popularly known as a superfood that provides plenty of folate, iron, pro-vitamin A, Vitamin C, K and B.
Very popular among salad lovers because it has a mild taste that can complement well with the other ingredients and sauces. This vegetable has various vitamins, calcium, potassium, and anti-oxidants.
Is a good food source that is low-calories that packs a tons of nutrients such as protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. Possible benefits include improving blood glucose control, bone health and lowering risk of cancer.
These are all great vegetables that allow us to let our body to rest, get rid of toxins and help you in your journey to a better health.