Diet vegetables list
List of Vegetables & Raw Food Nutrition
This list of vegetables is a very important part of a balanced and healthy raw food diet. They are loaded with nutrients for building strong healthy bodies and minds. Chlorophyll is one of those magical nutrients, the component that gives veggies their green color. Chlorophyll is the life blood of the plant and in fact is quite similar to human blood in its make up; chlorophyll is centered on magnesium and blood or hemoglobin is centered on iron. The chlorophyll in plants collects and distributes the sun’s energy throughout the plant and is available to us when we eat the plant. Chlorophyll is a great purifier also and works throughout the digestive tract to do just that.
Veggies like those on this list of vegetables are our best source of fiber which collects toxins, cleanses the bowel, and creates bulk for regular bowel movements.
Leafy green plants in particular are loaded with minerals and help alkalize the system. Leafy green vegetables are great blood builders, and when you build healthy blood you build a healthy body. For long term success on a raw food diet it is very important to include a variety of leafy green vegetables in your daily diet.
Often when one starts consuming raw vegetables for the first time the result can be none too pleasant. Gas, bloating, and intestinal discomfort are all symptoms of poor digestion that should improve over time. You can build up your digestive powers by continuing to eat veggies, particularly leafy greens and take them in the form of either juice or green smoothie making them easier to digest. Over time your digestion should improve significantly, although for some with compromised digestive systems digestive enzymes, probiotics, or HCL supplementation may be necessary at least temporarily.
Blended green soups or smoothies are another good way to aid digestion of these high fiber foods. The blending mechanically “predigests” the fiber and makes it easier on your system to digest and pass. If you don’t already have a high volume high speed blender then you might want to take a look at the Blendtec. It’s the blender I own and recommend to my clients.
If you find anything on the list of vegetables too bitter or unpalatable at first blend them with fruit or mix a little fruit juice with your vegetable juice. After a while you’ll come to enjoy the taste of fresh greens by themselves or in prepared recipes. And as with all the food we eat, vegetables should be as fresh from the garden as possible. Never eat veggies that are wilted, shriveled, unripe, or decayed. If you want vibrant health, you must eat vibrant food.
As you look over the list of vegetables below think about which ones you might add to your next meal. And don’t stop here; this is only a partial list of raw foods. Each time you go to the farmers market or your neighborhood grocery look at the wide variety of vegetables and try something new. Start your own list of vegetables to track your personal veggie consumption. Some may work better than others for you, but you’ll never know until you try.
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