Although most vegetables can be harvested year-round, there are some vegetables that prefer colder weather and can even withstand snowy conditions. These vegetables are known as winter vegetables, due to their ability to withstand cold, harsh weather. In addition, this process causes winter vegetables to taste sweeter in the cooler months, making winter the optimal time for harvest.
Heres the healthiest winter vegetables:
Kale Vitamins, Minerals, Fiber, Antioxidants, Powerful Plant Compounds
Brussels Sprouts Nutrients, Vitamin K, Antioxidant (alpha-lipoic acid)
Carrots Vitamin A, Antioxidants
Collard Greens Nutrients, Vitamin K, Calcium
Red Cabbage Nutrients, Vitamins A, C and K, Anthocyanins
Radishes Vitamins B and C, Potassium
Parsley Nutrients, Plant Compound Luteolin
There are several vegetables that thrive in colder weather. Also, some of these vegetables even are tastier after being exposed to frost. These cold hardy vegetables make it possible to fill your diet with fresh and seasonal produce throughout the year. Remember, this is just a small sampling of nutrient-packed vegetables to choose from.
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