Non-starchy Vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, fibers, and phytochemicals -and with so few calories and carbohydrate, everyone can enjoy more!
The best choices are fresh, frozen and canned vegetables and vegetable juices without added sodium, sauces, fat or sugar.
Enjoy the colorful variety of vegetables to brighten your plate. With half of your plate filled with vegetables, your options are endless for delicious combinations. If you are still hungry after the food on your plate is gone, try having a salad with a low-calorie dressing to satisfy your appetite and get an extra serving or two.
Beware of starchy vegetables like potatoes, parsnips, green peas, and corn, which are high in carbohydrates and Glycemic index (GI). .