9 VEGETABLES YOU SHOULD EAT AND 13 YOU SHOULD AVOID 

This includes solanine, which can be an issue for those with arthritis, as it can trigger inflammation. It’s also a member of the nightshade family.

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Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, which is converted by the body into vitamin A, essential for maintaining good vision, skin health, and supporting the immune system.

Eat Carrots

Corn is often genetically modified and can be high in sugar, leading to similar blood sugar management issues.

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Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant linked to reduced risk of heart disease and certain cancers, particularly prostate cancer.

Eat Tomatoes

Iceberg lettuce also contains fewer vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants compared to darker, leafy greens.

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Onions are also fundamental in culinary uses worldwide, serving as a base flavor for a myriad of dishes, including soups, stews, salads, and sautéed vegetable medleys.

Eat Onions

Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous vegetable family, known for causing bloating and gas in some individuals due to their high fiber content

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Zucchini is low in calories yet high in essential nutrients, such as potassium, manganese, and antioxidants like vitamin C and beta-carotene.

Eat Zucchini

Broccoli, another cruciferous vegetable, is highly nutritious but can cause digestive discomfort in some people due to its high fiber content.

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Renowned for its medicinal properties, including its ability to lower blood pressure and improve cholesterol levels.

Eat Garlic

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