Stemming Disease and Promoting Budding Health

Leaves are lovely and roots rock, but other parts of plants are nutritional powerhouses as well, including stems and buds.

Here are stem and bud vegetables listed by ANDI score:

  1. Brussels Sprouts 490
  2. Kohlrabi 352
  3. Broccolini 342
  4. Broccoli, raw 340
  5. Cauliflower, raw 315
  6. Broccoli, cooked; Cauliflower, cooked 294
  7. Asparagus, 205
  8. Bean Sprouts 177
  9. Celery 151
  10. Artichoke 145
  11. Cardoons 120
  12. Radish Sprouts 114
  13. Rhubarb, cooked 107
  14. Bamboo Shoots 103
  15. Fennel Bulb 60
  16. Sugar Cane 29

This blog uses the latest nutritional data available from the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), and the FDA (United States Food and Drug Administration), as well as nutritional data provided by food growers and manufacturers about their products. We believe the information on this website to be accurate. However, we are not responsible for typographical or other errors. Nutrition information for recipes is calculated by Living Cookbook based on the ingredients in each recipe based on statistical averages. Nutrition may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients, and other factors.

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