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December 28, 2009

Nutrition of Vegetarian Meals

Nutriotion of vegetarian MealsLast time we offered you a part of list of vegetables with their short descriptions. This time we’d like to draw your attention nutrition aspect of vegetarian meals.

Arugula – carotenoids, fiber, A,C,K, folate
Asparagus – K, folate, C, A, tryptophan, B1, B2
Beets – flavonoids, folate, manganese, potassium (glycemic)
Bell peppers - carotenoids, C, A, B6, fiber (pesticides, nightshade)
Bok choy – cruciferous, A, C, K, B6, folate
Broccoli – carotenoids, cruciferous, C, K, A, folate, fiber
Brussels sprouts – carotenoids, cruciferous, K, C, folate, A, manganese, fiber
Cabbage – cruciferous, K, C, fiber, manganese, B6, folate
Carrots – carotenoids, A, K, C, fiber, potassium (glycemic when cooked)
Cauliflower – cruciferous, C, K, folate, fiber, B6
Celery – K, C, potassium, folate, fiber (pesticides)
Collard greens – carotenoids, cruciferous, K, A, C, manganese, fiber, calcium
Corn, yellow – A, iron (glycemic)
Cucumbers - C, molybdenum, A, potassium (wax coating)

For the rest of list visit.

Vegetarian Food

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