Nutritional Quality and Health Benefits of Vegetables: A Review

@article{Dias2012NutritionalQA,
  title={Nutritional Quality and Health Benefits of Vegetables: A Review},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Silva Dias},
  journal={Food and Nutrition Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={1354-1374}
}
  • J. Dias
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Food and Nutrition Sciences
Vegetables are considered essential for well-balanced diets since they supply vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and phytochemicals. Each vegetable group contains an unique combination and amount of these phytonutriceuticals, which distinguishes them from other groups and vegetables whithin their own group. In the daily diet vegetables have been strongly associated with improvement of gastrointestinal health, good vision, and reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, chronic diseases such as… Expand
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