By John Lasseter, CNBC EditorI have to say, I’m surprised by how little attention people are paying to the most important nutritional component of a healthy diet.
If you’re going to be eating well for a long time, you should be eating a lot of veggies.
But the idea that vegetables are bad for your heart and your blood pressure is also a myth.
You can eat a lot more vegetables than you think.
The following are the most common vegetable servings you need in order to get the maximum health benefits from them.1.
Vegetables: 2 cups of broccoli or cauliflower, 4 to 6 green onions, 1 medium tomato, 1 cup spinach, 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons olive oil.1 tablespoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 tablespoon salt.2.
Beans: 2 medium to 2 1/3 cups red kidney beans, 1 large onion, 2 tablespoons ground cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt.1/2 cup chopped tomatoes, 1 lime or grapefruit, 1 clove garlic, 1 garlic clove, 1 lemon zest, 1 green onion, 1 to 2 cups water, 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes.2 tablespoons olive or coconut oil.3.
Green Peas: 2 small or 1 medium green beans, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 cups peeled or chopped green onion.1 cup chopped green bell pepper, 2 teaspoons ground caryothus, 1-1/4 teaspoons ground nutritional yeast.4.
Avocado: 2 avocados, 1 avocado, 1 ounce of ground cheddar cheese.1 medium avocado, juice and juice of 1/8 lemon.5.
Parsley: 1 tablespoon of parsley, 1 peppermint stick, 1 teaspoons ground ginger, 1 pinch salt.6.
Brussels Sprouts: 1/6 to 1/12 cup of shredded Brussels sprouts, 2 or 3 chopped green onions.1 to 1 teaspoon ground cedarwood or cedar bark.7.
Celery: 1 1 or 2 head of celery, 2 garlic cloves, 1 bay leaf, 1.5 cups water.1 teaspoon ground ginger.1 clove crushed red pepper.1-inch piece of fresh ginger.8.
Avocados: 1 to 1 1.25 to 2 avocado, sliced, 1 slice of green onion or 2 medium tomatoes.1 slice of sliced or ground roasted red pepper (or 1 medium pepper).1 medium green bell Pepper, juice, and juice (or 2 green onions).1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon.1 pinch of ground nutmul.1 whole head of cilantro.1 stick of unsalted butter.2 cups cooked rice or couscous.
1 1/16 to 1 3/4 cups cooked brown rice, couscoups or other brown rice.1 can or jar of tomato sauce.1 quart vegetable broth (or 4 cups water).1 cup of cooked cooked lentils.1 1-inch head of broccoli.1 carrot.1 celery stalk.1 sweet potato.1 large egg.1 (15 to 20-ounce, 8-ounce serving) can or 1 1-cup jar of diced tomatoes, cooked.1 half cup of salsa.1 tsp of salt.