If we carefully analyse the financial market of the US, it becomes evident that plant-based stocks are on the rise and if experts are to be believed these stocks are going to get you great returns. This tells us that the world is moving more towards healthier alternatives, which is why these companies are gaining momentum. But this is not what this article is about. In this, we will share some insightful information about getting all the vital nutrients your body needs using vegetables. You don’t need to and shouldn’t have to spend a lot of money just to stay fit and healthy. There are vegetables readily available in the market that can do the job for you. And surely when you are healthy you can save up on healthcare cost too. So here’s our list of vegetables that are healthy and contain everything your body needs. Make sure to add them in your diet plan.

Cauliflower

This vitamin dense flower-like vegetable combined with nearly all the minerals present in it, is all that your body needs.

This natural nutrition factory has; fibre to keep your digestive system clean, vitamin C to keep your immune system properly functioning, vitamin K to help your body develop healthy bone tissues, vitamin B6 to help you regulate your sleep patterns, folate which helps in preventing amenia, potassium to help your heartbeat stay regular, magnesium to develop protein and phosphorus to help your body make cells & tissues.

Bell Pepper

Let’s add some spice with great health in your life with this another full of nutrients vegetable that is from the nightshade family.

How to get all the nutrients your body needs from vegetables?Among many nutrients, some of the most important ones are; vitamin A to help your most body organs function properly, vitamin E to help protect free radical caused damage, potassium (with sodium) to regulate water balance, carbs which is the main source of energy in the body and protein to build or repair tissues.

Onion

This vegetable which is all layers contains great amount of minerals and other plant compounds which have antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties

With its rich in nutrients nature, onion helps and may build and maintain collagen, which gives structure to hair and skin. It also contains calcium which maintains the strength in bones, iron which is required for growth and development of your body and sodium to regulate fluid balance in your body.

Carrot

Carrots are excellent for your health. It can be used as a salad, it can be eaten raw, or you can extract its juice to drink up whenever you feel like giving yourself a healthy reward. But apart from being tasty (it is subjective though) carrots are notorious and an excellent source of antioxidants, fibre, beta carotene, and potassium.

Brussels Sprouts

This fibre rich vegetable contains antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that your body needs. It improves blood circulation and to some extent reduces the probability of developing cancer. This mini cauliflower also helps in regulating blood sugar and is a good way to keep it under control.

Apart from the five vegetables recommended, it is always advisable to consume leafy green vegetables more in order to stay fit and healthy, because when it gets processed and marketed by a company as a healthier option, you would have to spend more.