Gold beets are a great source of the phytonutrients called betalains. Betalains have both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which can create detoxifying effects. Betalians are not heat-stable, though, so longer cooking times can decrease their presence in beets.
Artichokes are absolutely packed with a number of vital antioxidants and phytonutrients, such as quercetin, rutin, gallic acid and cynarin. Artichokes make my list for the top 10 antioxidant foods due to their high ORAC score(oxygen radical absorption capacity), which tests the power of a plant to absorb and eliminate free radicals.
Carrot Baby White is rich in vitamins and minerals, such as beta carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, and also contains important substances. Carcinol "(falcarinol), which helps against cancer cells.
Romaine Hearts are the center leaves of Romaine lettuce. Smaller, more yellow, and sweeter, these leaves have a delicious flavor and texture that is perfect for Caesar salads. Look for crisp-looking, un-wilted leaves free of dark spots or cracked ribs. Avoid heads with any browning or discoloration.
Swiss Browns are the baby of the Portabello mushroom family, they are a brown button mushroom that has a bold, robust flavour. They can be eaten raw, but also add a stronger mushroom flavour to cooked dishes. Swiss Browns are perfect for cooked dishes like risotto, stir fry, sauces and stews. They also make fantastic kebabs, either vegetarian or meat with peppers and red onion. Swiss Brown are rich in selenium and the B vitamin group - a 100gm handful will give you 100% of your daily vitamin B7 needs, 33% of selenium, and 61% of niacin.
Capsicum Yellow is a very powerful antioxidants. They contain plenty of vitamin A, B Complex (especially vitamin B6 and B9), and C, which are able to counterbalance the destructive effects of free radicals in our body and maintain our overall health.
Green pepper is a very powerful antioxidants. They contain plenty of vitamin A, B Complex (especially vitamin B6 and B9), and C, which are able to counterbalance the destructive effects of free radicals in our body and maintain our overall health.
Baby or bulb fennel has a bulbous base and green feathery leaves. Both are edible and have a mild aniseed or licorice flavour and It’s a good source of vitamin C and folate, and provides dietary fibre and potassium.
Beet greens are actually more nutritious than the beets, containing twice the potassium and are exceptionally high in beta carotene and folic acid. Beets have the highest sugar content of any vegetable.