It’s easy to get in the habit of sticking to your favorite vegetables when grocery shopping especially when they look so good. However, looks are not everything, even in the world of nutrition. Add these ugly ducklings to your next shopping list. You’ll like the taste, but you’ll love the boost the vitamin packed foods will give to your body.
Celery Root\r\nThis knob-shaped veggie is no appetizing sight. Celery root (also known as celeriac) is a great source of fiber and vitamin K, promoting stronger bones and protection against osteoporosis.
Ginger Root\r\nGinger is usually treated as an herb, but it's a vegetable for sure. And pretty much any way you slice it, it's great for your immune system. The ginger root improves your digestive system, and its long been a home remedy for colds, flue, even food poisoning.
Nopal Cactus\r\nLooking more like a succulent plant for your home, this veggie is a great remedy to lower your blood sugar.
Wakame\r\nA vegetable of the sea, Wakame is an excellent source of iodine, iron, calcium, and magnesium. It's jam packed with other minerals like zinc, making it generally helpful to heart health.