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Top five veggies with highest nutrient: Know the aggregate Nutrient Density Index

A look at top veggies on Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, a scoring system that rates foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on nutrient content.

December 06, 2022 / 05:34 PM IST
The Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, or ANDI, is a scoring system that rates foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on nutrient content. Developed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, an American celebrity doctor, ANDI is assigned to whole foods that contain the highest nutrients per calorie.
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The Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, or ANDI, is a scoring system that rates foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on nutrient content. Developed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, an American celebrity doctor, ANDI is assigned to whole foods that contain the highest nutrients per calorie.
Watercress: The vegetable with the most nutrients per calorie. The peppery flavor of watercress is delicious both raw and cooked.
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Watercress: The vegetable with the most nutrients per calorie. The peppery flavor of watercress is delicious both raw and cooked.
Chinese cabbage: More nutrients, such as folate, a B-vitamin, and vitamins C and K, are found in Chinese cabbage.
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Chinese cabbage: More nutrients, such as folate, a B-vitamin, and vitamins C and K, are found in this.
Swiss chard: A lush green vegetable from the same family as beets, tastes somewhat like mild spinach. Despite having less vitamin C per calorie than watercress and Chinese cabbage, Swiss chard is a good source of vitamin K.
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Swiss chard: A lush green vegetable from the same family as beets, tastes somewhat like mild spinach. Despite having less vitamin C per calorie than watercress and Chinese cabbage, Swiss chard is a good source of vitamin K.
Beet greens: In terms of flavor and texture, beet greens are similar to spinach, although they have a stronger flavor. These leafy green can be eaten cooked or raw in salads.
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Beet greens: In terms of flavor and texture, beet greens are similar to spinach, although they have a stronger flavor. These leafy green can be eaten cooked or raw in salads.
Spinach: This leafy vegetable is widely available, rich in nutrients like vitamins A, C, and K, and a great source of fibre.
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Spinach: This leafy vegetable is widely available, rich in nutrients like vitamins A, C, and K, and a great source of fibre.