Nutritional Info for Raw Fruits & Vegetables
Most Popular Raw Vegetables Sold

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

A list of the most common foods - fruit, vegetables and fish sold in their raw state.

If you're looking for weight loss you won't have to look any further than the Garden of Mother Nature. She has prepared a bounty of foods that can fit into any healthy diet plan.

Whether the food is from her garden, the sea or under the Good Earth, natural foods are naturally low in caloric and dietary fat content.

The most common foods that are sold in their raw state are documented in the dietary chart below. Let us review their wholesome nutritional contents.

Vitamin-B Rich Bananas are Sold Year-Round in America

Contains potassium benefits in addition to B-vitamins. An excellent choice for snack time and breakfast. Slice one OR one-half a banana into your morning hot or cold cereal.

Or, add to canned tropical fruit for a delicious fruit salad mix for any meal of the day as dessert. Like other pulsated ripened fruits, it can be added to recipes in place of recommended amounts of oil - and the result will be an even moister result.

Apples; That Morning Crunch is More Likely to Wake You Up Than a Cup of Coffee

It may have been Eve's culprit but who can blame her if so? Although some will argue that it was the innocent pomegranate....

For about 100 calories a medium-sized apple holds significant vitamins and nutrients that may even help keep the doctor away. The crispness of the apple may assist in waking individuals who take longer to come into focus after their nightly rest.

Small apples contain about 50 to 80 calories, the energy values dependent upon the smallness of the apple.

Lettuce, Green & Mean in Health Benefits & Minimal Calorie Values

Most varieties of lettuce contain about 5 skinny calories per cup. You should insert the darker varieties into your daily diet as well as orange, yellow, purple, red and other eye-catching fruits and vegetables for optimum health benefits.

While lettuce isn't swamped with vitamins and minerals, it assists in sweeping the gut of harmful toxins, adding dietary fiber to your eating plan. And a healthy salad before your lunch and dinner meals can assist in curbing appetite so you'll eat less amounts of the foods which are higher in calories.

In addition, lettuce is packed with impressive potassium values. One outer leaf of dark green-leaf lettuce holds about 50 milligrams of potassium.

Citrus Fruits, Common Food at American Markets

Limes, lemons, oranges, grapefruit - adding citrus to your daily diet assists in fighting diseases and illness such as the common cold as citrus-based foods contain a substantial amount of Vitamin C which boosts immunity.

Vitamin C can also assist in healing, so foods which are rich in such make excellent selections for those who heal slowly - like diabetics.

Benefits of Eating Raw Foods

Remember that a variety of healthy foods on the menu helps to ensure the best nutritional values. Adding raw foods to the daily diet not only adds crunch but nutritional values.

Peelings add roughage and dietary fiber content.

The crunchy texture assist in dental health and keeping plaque under control.

Raw vegetables and fruits are naturally low in caloric values. Enjoying a salad mix with lunch and dinner can assist in consuming fewer calories during meal time. A fruit salad consisting of raw fruit can accomplish the same.

Most Common Fruits, Vegetables and Fish Sold Raw in America

Top 20 Fruits

Top 20 Vegetables

Top 20 Fish

banana

potato

shrimp

apple

iceberg lettuce

cod

watermelon

tomato

pollock

orange

onion

catfish

cantaloupe

carrot

scallop

grape

celery

Atlantic/coho salmon

grapefruit

sweet corn

flounder

strawberry

broccoli

sole

peach

green cabbage

oyster

pear

cucumber

orange roughy

nectarine

bell pepper

Atlantic/Pacific/Jack mackerel

honeydew melon

cauliflower

ocean perch

plum

leaf lettuce

rockfish

avocado

sweet potato

whiting

lemon

mushroom

clam

pineapple

green onion

haddock

tangerine

green beans

blue crab

sweet cherry

radish

rainbow trout

kiwi fruit

summer squash

halibut

lime

asparagus

lobster

 

 

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