Have you ever wondered why we should eat vegetables? We all know they have valuable nutrients, but here we’ll look a little deeper to find more profound ways they can help us maintain homeostasis, which is our body’s path to optimum health.
Let’s begin with the fact that not all vegetables are created equal. As a matter of fact, not all plants we consider as veggies actually are.
Corn for instance is a grain; avocados, eggplants and tomatoes are fruit; and cilantro – also known as coriander or Chinese parsley – is really an herb.