Starchy Vegetables .


Starchy Vegetables

Starchy vegetables have high-quality carbohydrates, which are rich in minerals, vitamins, and fiber.
Dissimilar, poor-quality carbohydrates, like regular pasta, white bread, and other grain products, starchy vegetables such as white and sweet potatoes, peas, winter squash, and corn give your body nutrition and if they are prepared with a healthy method they could be great items to have them in your diet.

Calories:

Starchy vegetables have calories more than those non-starchy vegetables (green beans, leafy greens, cauliflower, broccoli, cucumbers, peppers, carrots, celery, and mushrooms).

 So, it’s very important to have a moderate portion of it, especially if you are on a diet or trying to lose some weight.

Starchy vegetables may raise your blood sugar level, due to the higher content of starch, compared with non-starchy types, that is why people with diabetes should be very careful with their intake of those vegetables.

Starchy vegetables also considered as an excellent source of fiber, having a diet routine with high content of fiber diet helps in losing weight or weight management as fiber can stave off hunger and fills you up very quickly.

Moderate portions:

Having Moderate portions of starchy vegetables like taking a piece of baked potato or even small amount of corn, winter squash or, peas with your meal will be a great nutritious addition to any diet plan.

a diet with high-fiber content can also play an essential role in  lowering cholesterol level in blood and reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease.

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