Rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid and fiber. They also contain the powerful antioxidants anthocyanins, ellagic acid and quercetin.
Chock full of vitamin A and vitamin C and the fiber, potassium and choline also contribute to heart health.
Besides containing vitamin K, which aids bone health, cucumbers could also help stave off disease. They contain lignans which may decrease the risk of heart disease and several types of cancer.
Watermelon has been shown to recover muscle soreness better than a placebo; Watermelon is also fat-free—it only 40 calories per cup—and is high in the phytonutrient lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.
Just 25 grams per serving and rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene.
A phenomenal low-calorie snack and rich in such phytonutrients as phenolic acids, flavonols and phytosterols.
Just 22 calories per medium sized tomato and zero grams of fat. Contain alpha-lipoic acid that helps the body convert glucose into energy.
One of the best sources of dietary potassium and a great source of iron.
Fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free. Also a great snack that has been used in weight-loss diets.
A nutrition powerhouse—Just one cup supplies over 100% of your daily vitamin C and vitamin K needs. Broccoli is also extremely high in vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients in relation to calorie content, just 31 calories per cup. A huge staple of the bodybuilder’s diet.