Avoiding foods high on the Glycemic Index (GI), which measures how rapidly blood glucose levels rise in response to a food from one to 100, is helpful for weight control.
Whether organic produce is healthier than conventional is debatable.
Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, and brussels sprouts are said to make you fart more and make your flatulence spicier.
A half cup of canned sliced green beans has 380-390 mg of sodium—more than a snack-size bag of Doritos!
Steamed vegetables or a salad with fat-free dressing may reduce calories,
but you'll miss out on fresh fruits and vegetables' fat-soluble disease-fighting chemicals.