It’s common knowledge that we should all be eating vegetables, but how many vegetables a day do we need? The CDC recommends that adults eat 2 to 3 cups of vegetables a day as part of a healthy lifestyle. For children, 1 to 3 cups of vegetables is ideal.
While all vegetables offer a colorful array of benefits, choosing nutrient-dense vegetables is an excellent way to maximize nutritional intake and achieve a healthy balance of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. This How To Cook Recipes infographic, using data from the CDC, highlights the most nutritionally dense vegetables to help you make smart choices for your family.