September 3, 2021

Eating foods that are naturally sweetened has been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but what about the foods that don’t contain sugar?

Here’s a look at what to consider when deciding which foods to eat and which ones to avoid. 

In general, there are three types of foods that can be made with sugar. 

Some include fruit, vegetables, grains and legumes. 

Other foods, such as dairy products, meat, eggs and milk, have a higher concentration of fructose than sugar.

There are exceptions to this rule, such a bread and butter, and cereals, but many foods have fructose in them, and they are usually not a good source of calories. 

If you are looking for a new vegetable, consider this list. 


Green leafy vegetables: These are high in vitamin C, iron, folate and fiber. 

They are high on antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, and also contain fiber.

Some of these vegetables have high vitamin C content, which helps protect your blood vessels and helps keep your arteries healthy.2.

Black-eyed peas: These sweet, creamy, low-calorie beans are packed with fiber and are a great source of potassium, which is needed for your heart health.3.

Cabbage: These vegetables are rich in fiber, vitamin C and fiber, and are also a good value for the money.4.

Broccoli: Broccoli is high in fiber and is also a great value for your money. 


Turnips: These crunchy green veggies are high quality, low calorie, high in folate, and a great low-sugar alternative.6.

Cauliflower: These crisp and tender vegetables are low in fat and high in protein. 


Radishes: Radishes are rich with vitamins A, B and C, and high on potassium, so they’re also a very good source for energy. 


Spinach: Spinach has a high concentration of folate. 


Broccolini: Broccillos have fiber and vitamin C in them. 


Broiled potatoes: These creamy, high-fiber foods are a good way to add in a lot of vegetables. 


Tomatoes: They are high fiber and low in calories, and have a lot more potassium. 


Potatoes: Potatoes are rich sources of vitamin C. 13.

Radish greens: Radish leaves have a high level of vitamin K and potassium, and these vegetables are a source of fiber, protein and potassium.14.

Cucumbers: They’re rich in vitamin B6, folates and other nutrients, and contain potassium.

They also contain high levels of potassium and folate as well. 


SpinACH: Spinaches are a very tasty vegetable, and their high fiber content is great for your health. 


Zucchini: They have a large variety of different types of fiber.

They’re also high in calcium, potassium and magnesium, and low-carb and low calorie. 


Pumpkin seeds: Pumpkin seeds are high calcium, folases and other vitamins, and good sources of potassium. 


Zinc: Zinc is an essential nutrient that can help protect your teeth. 


Dates: Dates are rich calcium, fiber and vitamins. 


Peas: They contain high amounts of vitamin A, as well as high levels in protein and other minerals. 


Broth: It’s high in soluble fiber and calcium, as you can see from this list of healthy foods that contain fiber, vitamins and minerals.22.

Celery: Celery contains fiber, minerals and potassium and is a great way to keep your digestive system healthy. 


Brussel sprouts: Brussel is high fiber, is low in sugar, and contains vitamin C as well, which can help to reduce plaque and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. 


Brocolli: Brocollis are high protein, low in carbohydrates and can be a great choice if you’re looking for an easy way to enjoy healthy meals. 


Cilantro: Cilantro has a lot to offer.

It contains fiber and has a low glycemic index. 


Cumin: Cumin is a potent inhibitor of cholesterol and heart disease, which makes it a good choice for people who are trying to cut back on calories and cholesterol. 


Parsnips: Parsnip has a higher fiber content than other vegetables, and is high on protein.28.

Radicchio: Radicchios have a rich source of Vitamin C, which provides a high-quality source of vitamin B12. 


Fennel: Fennels are high-protein and high-nutrient vegetables, which are a healthy way to get some fiber.30.

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