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Sweet Vegetables

Sweet vegetables soothe the internal organs of the body and energize the mind.

Almost everyone craves sweets. Satisfy your sweet tooth by adding sweet vegetables into your meals. They are low-calories, tasty, and packed with antioxidants. Adding sweet vegetables helps to crowd out less healthy foods in the diet.

Sweet Vegetables

Deep, sweet flavor when cooked, try: corn, carrots, onions, beets, winter squash, such as butternut, buttercup, delicate, and sweet potatoes and yams.

Homemade sweet potato casserole

Sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamins A, C, E, B6 and are high in potassium, folic acid, and fiber. A potato a day keeps you healthy all day. They are available year round, and their peak season is from September through January. Sweet potatoes are among the oldest vegetables. Evidence of sweet potato relics was found in Peruvian caves dating back 10,000 years and suggests that the tuber has been part of the human diet since prehistoric times.

Semi-Sweet Vegetables

Subtly sweet, try: turnips, parsnips, and rutabagas.

Lamb casserole with fall vegetables

Certain vegetables don’t taste sweet, but the effect on the body is similar to sweet vegetables. Try: red radishes, daikon radish, green cabbage, red cabbage and burdock These vegetables maintain blood sugar levels, reduce cravings for sweets, and break down old animal foods in the body.

When you cook sweet vegetables you may add spices, salt, seaweed. You can add tofu or a can of beans for extra protein.

Experiment with a variety of sweet vegetables, choose your favorites, and have a good range of nutrients in your delicious diet. The nutritional benefits and natural sweetness of sweet vegetables are able to inspire you to put them on the table often. We say sweet vegetables, experts say superfoods. Superfoods for super health.

Leona S.

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