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Vegetable Ranking

HEALTH BENEFITS

 

The “A” list of vegetables are the superstars, high in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Those in the “B” category are good, but not the best. And “C” veggies are mainly either high glycemic, too starchy or too high in calories when compared with the nutritional values of those ranked A or B.

 

 

CATEGORY A     
Alfalfa sprouts Chinese cabbage Peppers
Arugula Chives Pumpkin
Bean sprouts Collard greens Sauerkraut
Beet Greens Garlic Shallot
Beets Green onions Snow Peas
Bell Peppers Green peas Soy beans
Bok choy Greens Spinach
Broccoli Horseradish Summer squash
Broccoflower Kale Sweet potato & yam
Brussels sprouts Leeks Tomato
Cabbage Lettuce, red or green Tomato, cherry
Carrots Mustard Greens Turnip greens
Cauliflower Onions Watercress
Chard (Swiss & red) Parsley Winter squash
     
CATEGORY B     
Artichoke Eggplant Okra
Artichoke Hearts Endive Split Peas
Asparagus Green beans Radishes
Avocado Kidney beans Radicchio
Celery Kohlrabi Rutabaga
Chickpeas Lemon grass Turnips
Chile peppers Lentil beans Zucchini
Cucumber Navy Beans  
     
CATEGORY C     
Bamboo shoots Lettuce (iceberg) Potato (white)
Corn beans Rhubarb
Jicama Mushrooms Water chestnuts