The Off-the-Charts Powers of This Green Food Group (Infographic)

We know, there is one item that isn’t so green (ahem, radicchio). Since purple is the new green in terms of antioxidants, we’re willing to make an exception. Check out this extensive list of green superfoods. Hopefully these veggies will inspire you to get creative and add even more greens to your favorite meals.

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Nutrition information of various greens to mix and match in your salads.

Iceberg lettuce: very low in calories, 6% vitamin C, 4% vitamin A.

Romaine lettuce: high in vitamin A (20%), good source of folate.

Butter lettuce: excellent source of vitamin A, good source of vitamin C and folate.

Red/Green leaf lettuce: high in vitamin A, good source of folate.

Radicchio: excellent source of vitamin K; good source of vitamin C, folate and copper.

Spinach: excellent source of fiber; high in vitamin A vitamin C, iron and folate; good source of magnesium.

Endive: good source of vitamin C; excellent source of calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium.

Watercress: excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, good source of calcium.

Mustard Greens: good source of fiber; excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and manganese.

Arugula: good source of folate and calcium; excellent source of vitamins A and C.

Kale: excellent source of vitamins A and C; good source of calcium and potassium.

Chard: excellent source of vitamins A and C; good source of magnesium.

Cabbage: excellent source of vitamin C.


Christine J.
Christine J2 years ago

Love my greens, especially kale, spinach and butter lettuce.

Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill4 years ago

Love them all! Thanks

Darren Woolsey
Darren Woolsey4 years ago

Lurve all greens!

Teresa W.
Teresa W4 years ago


Danuta Watola
Danuta W4 years ago

Interesting information

heather g.
heather g4 years ago

Good information on comparisons - thanks.

I knew Kale was good, but didn't realize it out-performs all the rest

Fi T.
Past Member 4 years ago

Let's go green!

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper4 years ago


Mahmoud Khalil
Mahmoud Khalil4 years ago


Erica Writesel
Erica Writesel4 years ago

shared, thanks