Vegetables are the most nutrient-dense food group. They are very low calorie yet offer a whole range of disease fighting phytochemicals, important nutrients, including calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamins A, B, C, E antioxidants, essential fatty acids, etc. Eat a variety of types and colors of vegetables in order to give your body the mix of nutrients it needs. Try dark leafy greens, brightly colored red, yellow and orange vegetables and cooked tomatoes. Buy organic vegetables whenever possible, to avoid the harmful chemicals and pesticides.The best part about vegetables is that they are very versatile and the ways to prepare and enjoy them are limitless!!