Go Green For The Antioxidant Benefits

Lutein and Indoles are Phytochemicals that are found in many green fruits and vegetables. Their potential antioxidant benefits can help keep your teeth and bones healthy, maintain vision health and lower the risk of some types of cancers.

Artichoke

Artichoke

Fat free and a good source of Vitamin C, this tasty veggie also contains Cynarin.

Asparagus

Asparagus

With 60% RDI of Folic Acid, asparagus is also a great source of vitamins A and C, as well as Folate and Carotenoids.

Avocado

Avocado

With a healthy content of Folate, avocados are also one of the best sources of heart-healthy Monounsaturated Fat.

Broccoli

Broccoli

A good source of Vitamin A, this healthy green veggie is a source of Folate, and supplies 220% recommended daily intake of Vitamin C!

Cabbage

Cabbage

Contributing Potassium, Folate and Beta Carotene to the diet, half a head of cabbage also contains 70% RDI of Vitamin C!

Cucumber

Cucumber

Cucumbers contain Folate, Potassium and Terpenes, which are Phytochemicals that stimulate anticancer enzymes. They're a low-calorie source of Vitamin C, too. One-third of a cucumber has only 15 calories.

Green Apple

Green Apple

Eating 3 grams of soluble fiber a day can help protect against heart disease, and lower cholesterol levels. One large green apple has nearly 5 of grams soluble fiber!

Green Bean

Green Bean

With Folate and the Phytochemicals coumarin and Quercetin, which are thought to reduce incidences of cancer, green beans are also a good source of Vitamin C, with 10% RDI.

Green Grape

Green Grape

Green grapes contain Phytochemicals that serve as Antioxidants, which are believed to prevent cell damage. Grapes also supply 25% RDI of Vitamin C.

Honeydew

Honeydew

High in Potassium, sweet honeydew also has 45% RDI of Vitamin C.

Kiwi

Kiwi

A leading source of Potassium, and a good source of Vitamin E, Folic Acid, Copper and Manganese, kiwi is also high in Vitamin C.

Lettuce

Lettuce

Leaf lettuce offers 40% RDI of Vitamin A. Lettuce such as Romaine also contains Folate. These are some healthy greens!

Pear

Pear

Green pears have 4 grams of dietary fiber, along with Vitamin C and 201 mg of Potassium.

Peas

Peas

A good source of Vitamin A, peas contain the protein Thiamine, as well as Riboflavin, Iron and Potassium. Peas also provide 30% RDI of Vitamin C and a 3.5 ounce serving has only 70 calories.

Spinach

Spinach

Spinach contains 70% RDI of Vitamin A, 25% of Vitamin C and 20% of Iron. These are some healthy greens!