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May 4, 2010

3 Super Veg to Grow in the Garden

Filed under: brassicas, pea&beans — Tags: , — TopVeg @ 8:54 pm

These 3 super veg are extra healthy and very easy to grow in the garden!

Kidney beans

  • great source of protein, iron, and fibre – lowers cholesterol
  • low in sugar and saturated fat
  • low on the GI scale (glycemic index),  releasing energy slowly, helping to keep you fuller for longer.
ripe-bean-seeds

ripe-bean-seeds

Broccoli

  • High in antioxidants , & folic acid – prevents heart disease
  • Very low on the GI scale
  • Low in calories
broccoli-spear

broccoli-spear

Spinach

  • Highly nutritious green vegetable
  • One cup contains more than your daily requirement of vitamin K and A, and most of manganese and folate your body needs
  • Low in calories
  • Contains many flavonoids – prevent cancer
  • Rich in magnesium – lowers blood pressure.
spinach-Dec12th

spinach-Dec12th

These 3 Super Veg can be sown now and will grow in the Garden over the summer.

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