9 Veggies and Fruits to Keep on Your Shopping List (Infographic)

Don’t give kale, tomatoes or berries the boot


Watercress, Chinese cabbage and Swiss chard dominated favorites like kale, tomatoes and berries in a new study on nutrient density. Eating low-calorie, nutrient-dense veggies raw can help you lose weight if you don’t like vegetables.

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But for a healthier diet, dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, recommends a variety of veggies and fruit. Each has different nutrients. When combined, they’ll help you meet 100% of your daily nutrient needs. Here are our top picks for veggies and fruit — and why we like them.

9 Fruits and Veggies to Keep on Your Shopping List