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Roots and tubers contain more carbohydrates than green leafy vegetables. Dr. Rupali Datta,
Chief Clinical Nutritionist - SmartCooky, suggests the following veggies to include in your diet if you're planning to cut your carb intake
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Considered as a superfood, spinach leaves are loaded with essential vitamins like K and A that can only be derived through your diet.
Recipe: Spiced Spinach Soup
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When using lettuce in a salad, make sure the leaves are completely dry to add the crunch. Also, use a touch of sweetness in your dressing. It makes the flavour more rounded and full.
Recipe: Mixed Lettuce Salad
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We love the radish for its crisp texture and peppery hot flavor. If it is too pungent for you, it can be reduced by salting the radish or steaming it with other vegetables.
Recipe: Mooli ki Bhurji
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What's so super about them? Mushrooms are one of the few natural sources of Vitamin D. They contain no fat and are a valuable source of fiber.
Recipe: Mushroom Matar
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Cabbage is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C. If you want to do away with the smell which most people may not like, cook it for a short time, uncovered and with lots of water.
Recipe: Stir Fried Cabbage and Moor
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The cucumber skin is rich in Vitamin A, an essential nutrient that your body cannot produce. But good quality cucumbers whose skin you can eat.
Recipe: Cucumber and Kiwi Juice
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When buying zucchinis, know that the ones with the brightest colour are more flavourful.
Recipe: Zucchini Stuffed with Soya