Which vegetables are healthiest? Dietitian's top pick

Many antioxidants in spinach protect against cancer, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes.   

Spinach contains an antioxidant that may protect against age-related macular degeneration, the primary cause of vision loss in older persons.   

One study discovered that eating just over a cup of leafy greens like spinach a day gave participants 11 years younger cognitive capacities than eating little.  

This technique gives you the plant diversity you need to improve intestinal health, meet fiber, vitamin, and mineral requirements, and acquire the most nutrients.  

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Note that veggies are starchy or non-starchy. Starchy veggies count as carbs on your meal, yet both include nutrients.  

Try to eat twice as many non-starchy vegetables as starchy items, including starchy vegetables.  

Collard greens, like other leafy greens, contain antioxidants that minimize cell-damaging oxidative stress, which causes many chronic diseases.   

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