10 Healthiest Vegetables to Eat, According to RDs

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Spinach:

Spinach is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants like vitamin K, vitamin A, folate, iron, and magnesium.

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Kale:

Kale is another nutrient-dense leafy green that's rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as antioxidants and fiber.

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Broccoli:

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that's high in fiber, vitamins C and K, folate, and antioxidants like sulforaphane.

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Bell Peppers:

Bell peppers are rich in vitamins A and C, as well as antioxidants like beta-carotene and quercetin.

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Carrots:

Carrots are loaded with beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body and essential for eye health.

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Sweet Potatoes:

Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, vitamins A and C, fiber, and potassium. They're lower on the glycemic index compared to regular potatoes.

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Brussels Sprouts:

Brussels sprouts are packed with fiber, vitamins C and K, and antioxidants like kaempferol. They're known for their potential cancer-fighting properties.

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Cauliflower:

Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that's high in fiber, vitamins C and K, and antioxidants like glucosinolates.

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Asparagus:

Asparagus is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate and fiber. It's known for its potential anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties.

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Tomatoes:

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins C and K, potassium, and antioxidants like lycopene. They're known for their potential heart health.

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