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  • Five Kinds of Nutritious Vegetables in Winter
  • A healthy diet has become more and more concerned by people. Every day, there are different kinds of dishes on the dinner table, so as to meet the nutritional needs of human body. Then, in the cold winter, what kinds of vegetables are the best to human health? Following are some examples:

    First, pea
    Pea is a kind of nutritious food, which contains 23% to 25% of protein, 57% to 60% of carbohydrate, and 45% of crude fiber. What's more, it also contains a variety of minerals, vitamins and trace elements, especially copper and chromium. As we all know, copper is conducive to enhancing the hematopoietic function of the baby, and can promote the development of bones and brain; and chromium can promote the metabolism of sugar and fat, so it can maintain the normal function of insulin. In addition, the choline and methionine contained in pea can help prevent atherosclerosis.

    Second, potato
    Potato contains a high content of nutrients. 100 grams of potato contains about 2 to 2.5 grams of protein. And the protein contained in potato has high quality, which is similar to animal protein. What's more, it contains specific mucin, which not only can moisten the intestines, but also can promote the metabolism of lipid and cholesterol. In addition, potato contains eight kinds of essential amino acids and a variety of vitamins, especially vitamin C. Moreover, potato also contains plenty of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and so on.

    Third, eggplant
    Eggplant is a kind of very common vegetable in daily diet. It is rich in vitamin E and vitamin P, which can not be compared by other vegetables. What's more, the saponins contained in eggplant has the effect of bringing down the cholesterol. And eggplant contains solanine, which has a certain effect of inhibiting cancer.

    Fourth, pumpkin
    Pumpkin is a kind of very nutritious vegetable. It contains carbohydrates, vitamins, protein and 17 kinds of amino acids which are needed by human body. In addition, pumpkin contains a high content of potassium, calcium, magnesium, selenium, iron, zinc and so on. What's more, pumpkin is rich in carotene, which is 8 to 20 times as that contained in watermelon.

    Fifth, cauliflower
    Cauliflower not only contains plenty of protein, fat, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, but also contains a high content of vitamin K, which is not contained in some ordinary vegetables. At the same time, it also contains plenty of flavonoids, and the content of calcium contained in cauliflower can be comparable with the milk.

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