August 27, 2015

 

 

WHEN IT COMES TO REPLACING GRAINS IN YOUR DIET WITH ROOT VEGETABLES, there are many benefits. First off, all root vegetables are naturally gluten-free, unlike many grains. Root vegetables are truly natural, unadulterated sources of complex carbohydrates, antioxidants and important nutrients. Plus, they tend to be lower in calories, have a lower glycemic index load, and cause less digestive or inflammatory issues than many grains do. While their exact nutrition content differs between various types, most root veggies have about three or more grams of fiber. This makes them a nutrient-dense choice and a preferred way to add starch and sweetness to your diet naturally.

 

 

 

Sweet Potatoes

These are probably most people’s top pick for a tasty root vegetable that has so many uses. Sweet potato benefits...

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