This nutrient-dense cruciferous vegetable is loaded with a dense concentration of glucosinolates, an essential form of protective phytochemicals that fights off the symptoms of cancer.
One cup of cooked broccoli can provide your body an impressive 14% of your daily potassium intake, 8% of your daily magnesium needs, and 6% calcium. Frozen broccoli can be added to countless appetizing side-meals, main courses, casseroles, salads and baked treats.
11. Sweet Potato
These sweet and scrumptious delights are your ideal alternative for a sugar-free dessert that is loaded with countless essential nutrients.
If you devour a medium-sized sweet potato without removing its skin, it provides your body a whopping 15% of your daily potassium requirement, 8% of magnesium, and 4% of your daily calcium intake.
You can add sweet potatoes to your desserts, salads, soups, stews, smoothies and even your baked treats. A clever trick is to bake some sweet potatoes and store them so you always have some at hand when you feel like having a filling smoothie or an indulgently satiating low-calorie snack.