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1. Tomatoes...

Full of lycopene, these are renowned for their cancer-fighting capabilities. Not only are they chock full of vitamin goodness, from vitamins A to K, they also keep our blood pressure in check and help to reduce the number of free radicals in our bodies.

2. Broccoli...

Few foods measure up to the disease-fighting potential of broccoli. This vegetable is packed with antioxidants that help reduce the risk of stomach, lung and rectal cancers. And because broccoli is rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C and folate, it is also good at boosting your immunity to colds and flus.

3. Carrots...

These orange-wonders are loaded with eye, skin and hair-enriching nutrients. They're also the richest vegetable source of some important antioxidants, like vitamin A. And because they're rich in vitamin C,carrots protect your cardiovascular system from damage.

4. Sweet Potato...

This root vegetable has dozens of anti-cancer nutrients like vitamin A, C and manganese. They're also a good source of fiber and iron, so not only do they give you energy, they can also help regulate your digestive system.

5. Eggplant...

High in heart healthy nutrients, eggplants are rich in antioxidants like nasunin, a unique compound that protects your brain cells from damage. And because eggplants are loaded with fiber and potassium, researchers belielve they may reduce your risk of stroke and dementia.

6. Spinach...

This chlorophyl-packed type of produce is an excellent source of almost every vitamin and nutrient you need. Scientists believe a diet heavy in spinach may be able to prevent everything from heart disease to colon cancer and arthritis to osteoporosis.

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Comment Its very useful and valuable information. Healthy food means healthy man. So always eat healthy.

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