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Episode 8 

Nutritionist's Perspective

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Carrots

  • Nutrient dense

  • Loaded with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Biotin, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Potassium, and Fiber

  • Helps improve eye health

  • Beneficial for cardiovascular system

  • High antioxidants, protecting body against strokes

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Broccoli

  • Nutrient dense and low in calories

  • Loaded with Vitamins A, C, and K

  • Loaded with Calcium, Selenium, and Fiber

  • Antioxidants help protect heart, increase HDL (good cholesterol), lowers LDL (bad cholesterol), and improves triglyceride count

  • Protective against breast, ovarian, prostate, lung, stomach, gastric, colorectal, renal, kidney, and bladder cancer

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Potatoes

  • Nutrient dense and low calorie

  • High in Vitamin C which keeps immunity strong

  • Improves blood sugar control and insulin resistance

  • Colored potatoes have 3-4x higher antioxidants 

  • Potato skins have higher nutrient value than peeled potatoes