XANADUREALM
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints 133,726
SparkPoints
 

Five Subgroups of Vegetables

Monday, March 14, 2011

Dark-green, orange, legumes, starchy vegetables, and other vegetables.

Dark green vegetables
bok choy
broccoli
collard greens
dark green leafy lettuce
kale
mesclun
mustard greens
romaine lettuce
spinach
turnip greens
watercress

Orange vegetables
acorn squash
butternut squash
carrots
hubbard squash
pumpkin
sweet potatoes

Dry beans and peas
black beans
black-eyed peas
garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
kidney beans
lentils
lima beans (mature)
navy beans
pinto beans
soy beans
split peas
tofu (bean curd made from soybeans)
white beans

Starchy vegetables
corn
green peas
lima beans (green)
potatoes

Other vegetables
artichokes
asparagus
bean sprouts
beets
Brussels sprouts
cabbage
cauliflower
celery
cucumbers
eggplant
green beans
green or red peppers
iceberg (head) lettuce
mushrooms
okra
onions
parsnips
tomatoes
tomato juice
vegetable juice
turnips
wax beans
zucchini

www.mypyramid.gov/pyrami
d/vegetables.html
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    Great list!!
    3142 days ago
  • EGRAMMY
    emoticon Thank you
    3142 days ago
  • FLORIDAGHOST
    Thanks for sharing these. I believe we should eat some of each of these groups everyday, right?

    I love beets and Brussles Sprouts, where do they fit in? I know beets have a lot of sugar, I especially love their greens, but I don't know where they fall into as far as the above lists go.
    3142 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/14/2011 10:23:55 AM
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.
 

More Blogs by XANADUREALM