Surprising Vegetables For Health And Fitness

1. Artichokes

One medium-sized cooked artichoke contains three grams of protein and seven grams of fiber.

2. Broccoli

Broccoli contains approximately four grams of protein per cup.

Broccoli

Yes, smothering it in nacho cheese would contribute additional protein. 

3. Cauliflower

Similar to its cruciferous relative, broccoli, cauliflower contains some protein. 

Cauliflower

One cup contains approximately two grams of the nutrient.

4. Dandelion Greens

These astringent greens contain a small amount of protein.

Dandelion Greens

There are two grams of fiber in one cup of prepared dandelion greens. They create a tasty pesto.

5. Arugula

One cup contains roughly 0.5 grams of protein. 

Arugula

Therefore, four glasses contain two grams. Not awful for salad green.

6. Beet Greens

These cooked greens contain approximately four grams of protein.

Beet Greens

A wholesome amount of disease-fighting antioxidants per cup.

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