The holiday season is over. You are wondering how to shed those pounds but you probably forgot what healthy food tastes like. Vegetables and fruits are seen on the list of every diet and here is why, we gathered a short list of vegetables and fruits that can help you initiate the process. It is important to note that vegetables and fruits are not only rich in some of the most vital nutrients and vitamins but they also contribute to weight loss if consumed properly.

1. Broccoli


Broccoli, a child's greatest enemy, is a source of fiber, calcium and iron.

2. Cabbage


Cabbage is rich in vitamin C, which makes it a great immunity booster.

3. Cauliflower


Besides being a source of vitamin C and folic acid, cauliflower is rich in anticancer phytonutrients.

4. Grapefruit


Grapefruits: the secret to a healthier and stronger heart. This fruit is rich in vitamin C, folic acid and potassium. You can either included it in your breakfast, in your salad or even as a snack.

5. Radishes


Radishes are full of potassium, folic acid, antioxidants and sulfur compounds that aid in digestion. The green leafs of a radish are as important since they are rich in vitamin C and calcium ten times more than the actual vegetable.

6. Lettuce


With 60 to 70 calories per 450 grams of lettuce, this veggie is definitely your diet's best friend. Romain lettuce is a great source of vitamin B, folic acid and manganese.

7. Spinach


This green leafy vegetable is rich in iron, folic acid and vitamin K. But not only that, it also contains cancer-fighting antioxidants, vitamin C and many more vital nutrients and vitamins.

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