In a Plant-based diet; there are many vitamins and minerals that fuel your diet in the form of vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds. Are you getting the daily recommended amount? Nutrients consumed should come primarily from foods containing vitamins and minerals (such as the ones listed below).
A variety of Plant-Powered Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts and Seeds that will help you power up your day and keep you energized; especially when eaten raw if at all possible. There are some vegetables that require lightly steaming to maintain color and nutrients of the vegetable. It depends on the vegetable: Potato Family: may need to be boiled, grilled or baked.
These Plant-Powered Vegetables offer Vitamin A: Carrots, Asparagus, Cauliflower, Ginger Root, Lettuce (Green leaf), Radishes, Rhubarb, Sweet Potatoes, Cantaloupe, Mustard Greens, Napa Cabbage, Collard Greens, Beet Greens, Pumpkin, Spinach, etc.
When you eat Walnuts, Almonds, Spinach, Avocado, Bananas, etc. you will enjoy Plant-Powered B6 and B12.
Nuts that contain Selenium are Brazil Nuts
Vegetables that contain Zinc: Kale, Cabbage, Spinach, Broccoli, Beans, lentils, legumes, peas; etc. Fruits: Dates, Raisins; etc. Nuts: Almonds, Cashews, Pistachios, Pumpkin Seeds; etc.
Plant-Powered – Vitamin C/Fruits: Pineapple, Tomatoes, Oranges, Strawberries, Kiwi, Papaya, Clementine’s, Strawberries Vegetables: Cauliflower, Peppers, Mustard Greens, Parsley, Potatoes, Peas; etc.
Plant-Powered – Calcium/Vegetables: Broccoli, Kale, Bok Choy, Chinese Cabbage, Kale, Collard Greens, Okra, Avocado, Turnup Greens, Artichoke, Green Beans, Okra, Dandelion Greens, Avocado, Kelp, Butternut Squash; etc. Seeds: Sesame Seeds (Tahini), Pumpkin Seeds, Chia Seeds, etc. Nuts: Plant-based Nut Non-Dairy Beverages, Brazil Nuts, Almonds and Fruits: Orange, Figs; etc. and Molasses.
Plant-Powered – Vitamin D/Shiitake Mushrooms, White Mushrooms, Sweet Potatoes, Avocado, Apricots, Butternut Squash, Mangos, Peaches, Peppers, Carrots; etc.
Plant-Powered Omega/Essential Fatty Acids/Flax and Hemp Seeds and Walnuts; etc.
All in all, a Plant-based Lifestyle has much more value and nutrition for your health.