Ditch empty carbs and get your fill of root vegetables instead. Not only are they satisfying, they’re also chock-full of nutrients.
Starchy root vegetables can be as comforting as rice and pasta, but score much higher in nutrition. Besides being high in folate, root vegetables are also good sources of potassium as well as vitamins B6 and C. They make a hearty meal too, so we’ve offered some cooking suggestions. All nutrition scores are from USDA National Nutrient Database.