Vegetables and Fruits common across Mediterranean region

Vegetables and Fruits common across Mediterranean region

Vegetables common across Mediterranean region include the healthy leafy greens arugula, collard greens, dandelion greens, kale, mustard greens, spinach; Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage; the orange yellow purple - carrots, eggplant, peppers, pumpkin; Red, pink, white or green vegetables like tomatoes, radishes, red onions, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, peas, zucchini and cucumber;

Fruits common to the Mediterranean Diet include: tomatoes, avocados, olives, mandarins, grapes, figs, pomegranates, melons, strawberries, pears, apples…

Diet full of many servings of colored fruits and vegetables helps reduce oxidative stress being rich in antioxidants, including flavonoids and carotenoids.

Tag : Healthy Mediterranean Diet Content: | Image: Nadine Primeau | Update: 03-Apr-2021