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Power Greens and Vegetables List

Barley & Oat Grass

There nutritional profile includes active enzymes, more calcium than cow’s milk, more iron than spinach, more vitamin c than oranges, potassium, magnesium, copper, beta carotene, folic and pantothenic acid, and vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 A, E, K, essential amino acids, antioxidants, and high levels of protein. (Oat Grass comes after carrot in order of amounts in the Feast and Feast Supercharged)

Alfalfa Leaf

Alfalfa is very nutrient dense providing essential active enzymes, amino acids, A,D,E,B vitamins, and is the best natural source of vitamin K and calcium. It is also high in protein and is loaded with an abundance of trace minerals.

Wheat Grass

At this “jointing stage”, the nutrient density is off the charts containing active enzymes, chlorophyll, potassium, calcium, beta-carotene, phosphorus, zinc, amino acids, C, A, E, K, & B vitamins, and high amounts of protein.

Carrots

Containing the highest content of beta-carotene (vitamin A) of all vegetables, they are also an excellent source of vitamin C & K, trace minerals, fiber, and potassium.

Dunaliella

This photosynthetic micro-algea is nourished by the sunlight and produces massive amounts of carotenoids like Beta Carotene, Alphacarotene, Xanthophylls like Zeaxanthin, Cryptoxanthin, and Leutin. Dunaliella produces carotenoids on a level many times more powerful than regular vegetables and is easily adaptable to harsh environments.

Kelp

Offering the broadest range of sea minerals, kelp also proves to be an excellent source of iodine, A, E, C,K and B vitamins, and amino acids.

Spinach

Spinach is a very rich source of 13 different flavonoid phytonutrients, carotenoids, trace minerals like iron, calcium, potassium, zinc, as well as high amounts of protein with excellent quantities of vitamins C, A & K, B1,B2, B3, B6, folate, and tryptophan.

Sweet Potato

Their nutrient dense profile includes carotenoids, vitamins A, C, B6, manganese, copper, potassium, iron and dietary fiber.

Beet

Beets contain phytonutrient pigments like Betacyanin and Betaxanthin that work as powerful antioxidants in the body and are an excellent source of folate, manganese, potassium, fiber and many other trace minerals.

Dulse

Dulse seaweed is a very protein rich source of trace minerals from the sea, and offers high contents of vitamin B6 & B12, potassium, fluoride, magnesium, iron, calcium, dietary fiber, iodine, and is also low in sodium salts.

Klamath Lake Algae

This micro-algae is considered one of the most nutrient dense super-foods full of high-quality proteins, beta-carotene, live active enzymes, multiple amino acids, a wide range of B vitamins, fatty acids, and loads of trace minerals.

Chlorella

Chlorella is the richest source of RNA, DNA, a unique polypeptite called GCF, all essential amino acids, trace minerals, B-vitamins including B-12 & vitamins A,C, E, essential fatty acids, beta-carotene and is 60% pure complete protein.

Spirulina

Containing twelve times the digestible protein of beef, more beta carotene and good amounts of iron, GLA, over 100 vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and phytonutrients, it’s no small wonder that Spirulina has been tagged as a “super food”.

Broccoli

Miller’s Gardner’s Dictionary called this vegetable “Italian Asparagus” and it contains twice the vitamin C of an orange with almost as much calcium as whole milk! Other nutrients include high amounts of vitamin K, folate, and fiber as well as vitamins A, B1,B2,B3,B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, selenium, carotenoids, and protein.

Kale

The nutritional profile of this vegetable includes beneficial sulfur compounds, antioxidant carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, calcium, iron, vitamins A, C & K, fiber, seven times the beta-carotene of broccoli and an ORAC value of 1,770 just below spinach!

Tomato

Famous for its licopene contents, tomatoes also serve up powerful carotenoid antioxidants like lutein, beta-carotene, and zeaxanthin, as well as vitamins A, K, C, B1,B2,B3,B5 & B6, fiber, and loads of trace minerals.

Squash

Squashes are full of pro-vitamin A in the form of alpha- and beta-carotenes, vitamins B&C, potassium, fiber, manganese, omega-3 fatty acids, and other trace minerals.

Cabbage

In its raw state, cabbage is filled with nutrient rich sulfur compounds, vitamins A,K,C, B1,B2,B6, folate, fiber, manganese, other trace minerals, 3 anitoxidant carotenoids, and Omega-3 fatty acids.

Cauliflower

One cup of cauliflower contains almost as much vitamin C as an orange, K and B vitamins, folate, trace minerals, Omega-3 fatty acids, and are highly fiberous with rich sulfuric compounds.

Bell Pepper

Red peppers are an excellent source of carotenoid phytonutrients with 11 times more beta-carotene and one and a half times more vitamin C than green peppers. They also contain 5 different power packed antioxidant compounds called carotenoids, Vitamins A, K, B1, & B6, and other trace minerals.

Parsley

As one of the world’s most popular seasonings, parsley is a great source of iron, calcium, vitamin E, manganese, volatile oils, flavonoids, and antioxidant carotenoids.

Cucumber

Although the flesh of the cucumber is primarily composed of water, rich minerals like potassium, magnesium, and silica can be found in their dark, green skin. “Cukes” also hold other nutrients like vitamin A &C, caffeic acid, and the enzyme enhancing mineral molybedenum.

Brussels Sprout

When it comes to nutrient density, these little buds are nutrient dense giants with over 60 different phytonutrients like Sulforaphane, Omega-3 & Omega-6 fatty acids, trace minerals with the highest concentrations of calcium, copper, manganese, potassium and phosphorus. They are also rich in vitamins B1, B2, B6, C,K, fiber, tryptophan, protein, and the famous pair of antioxidant carotenoids Beta-carotene and Lutein+Zeaxanthin.

Onion

Onions also contain sulfuric phytonutrients, the highest amounts of the flavonoid Quercetin, fiber, vitamins C & B6, other trace minerals, and a rare chromium mineral not usually found in most vegetables.

Celery

Celery contains powerful antioxidant compounds called coumarins, and pthalides, as well as flavonoids, very high levels of carotenoids, fiber, trace minerals, and vitamins C & K.

Garlic

Another sulfur containing compound called allicin can be found in its cloves along with high amounts of calcium, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin B6 & C, and is also low in saturated fat.

Cayenne

They also contain very high levels of antioxidant carotenoids, vitamins A, C & B6, manganese, and dietary fiber.

Asparagus

Excellent source of vitamins K, A, C, B-1,B-2,B-3,B-6, folic acid, nutrient rich trace minerals, protein, and has extremely high amounts of the carotenoids beta-carotene and Lutein+Zeaxanthin.

Ginger

Rich in potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese, and vitamin B-6.

**http://super-food-nutrition.com/nutrition_articles_information/vegetables_power_greens.html*

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