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Nutritious Winter Foods

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Winter Vegetables

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Nutritious Winter Foods

Beets

Healthy vegetables grown underground—also called root vegetables—are believed to warm up the body, making them ideal during cold months. This colorful veggie contains a pigment called betacyanin, which can prevent heart disease. Don't let the naturally sweet taste fool you—beets are low in calories and fat too. A study in the Journal of Applied Physiology reported that beet juice improved stamina while exercising.

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