10 Ways to Add More Veggies to Your Diet
Buy Garlic and Fresh Herbs and Spices
Learn how to cook your vegetables with flavor. Seek out fresh herbs such as basil, dill, and parsley, and spices such as oregano, salt, pepper, curry powder, cumin, and -- most of all -- fresh chopped garlic. Not only does garlic make vegetables taste amazing, it's an excellent source of manganese, a very good source of vitamins B6 and C, and a good source of selenium. Chopping garlic releases the enzyme that activates its phytochemicals. Cooking it too much, however, destroys that enzyme, so chop garlic and let it rest for about 10 minutes while you prepare other ingredients, then add it toward the end of the cooking process.
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