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Names of Vegetables

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Introduction to Vegetables

In our daily life, we eat different things so as to get energy. Whenever a kid plays he or she gets tired and then we eat something so as to get energy.

Eating junk food is not a good idea as it does not give us energy but what is the healthy way of eating?  What does a kid need for overall growth and development? The answer to all these questions is that kids eat vegetables: which are good sources of energy. Have you ever seen different kinds of vegetables let’s look at the picture below and let’s understand what different kinds of vegetables are:

Different kinds of Vegetables

Different kinds of Vegetables


Vegetables include the leaves, stems, roots or other parts of certain plants that people eat. Vegetables usually come from plants, many vegetables grow above ground and many vegetables grow below the ground. Vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, and fibre that help our body to stay healthy and vegetables also protect us against chronic diseases.

There are different shapes, colours, textures and tastes available in vegetables so that is why children love to eat vegetables.

Importance of Eating Vegetables 

  • Vegetables give a child energy.

  • Vegetables play an important role in a balanced diet by providing not only energy but also supplying vital protective nutrients like minerals and vitamins.

  • Vegetables are a rich source of proteins, zinc, and iron.

Different Types of Vegetables 

There are different kinds of vegetables, let’s discuss them one by one:

1. Mushroom

We eat mushrooms which are a great source of energy and also provide health benefits.



2. Broccoli

Broccoli is an Important vegetable as it is green in colour and green vegetables give us a lot of benefits.



3. Red Pepper

Red pepper adds a good flavour to the food and helps in maintaining healthy eyesight and is a good source of vitamin A.

Red Pepper

 Red Pepper

4. Carrot

Keeps the blood sugar levels under control.



5. Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a super food as it is rich in zinc, iron, and fibre.



6. Eggplant 

This Vegetable helps to protect the cells from getting damaged. Also it is a great source of vitamins A, and C.



7. Turnip

This vegetable is very healthy to eat as it keeps the bone strong and also prevents the body from getting infected and it also prevents cancer.



8. Onion

Onions are packed with benefits and they are added to each and every dish. Moreover, onions help to improve bone density and also improve the digestion of the body.



9. Radish

Radishes act as a powerful detoxifier. It is very good for the liver and stomach.



10. Spinach 



Spinach is rich in iron, potassium, and magnesium. It is green in colour so it's quite beneficial for health also eating spinach helps in making the heart stronger so it has immense benefits for the body.

Interesting Facts

  • A recent study showed that there are a total of 1097 vegetable species worldwide.

  • Beans are one of the earliest cultivated plants on the earth; it is the first vegetable on earth.

  • Vegetables that belong to the cabbage family should never be consumed raw as they can be poisonous.


So we can conclude that eating Vegetables help us to be fit and fine, it also helps us to build a strong immunity also it helps our body to be active as it provides a lot of energy. Moreover, we should eat a balanced diet every day which includes a lot of fresh vegetables and green vegetables.

FAQs on Names of Vegetables

1. Define vegetables.

Vegetables are the leaves, stems, roots or other parts of certain plants that people eat. Vegetables are quite healthy to eat and they provide a lot of benefits to the body. Vegetables are edible plant matter including flowers and fruits. The alternative definition of the term vegetable may exclude foods driven from some plant startup fruits. Vegetables are usually classified on the basis of the part of the plant that is used for food. The root vegetables include beets, carrots, radish stem vegetables, and some vegetables which are based on time asparagus and also potato, which is an underground stem and is quite important.

2. Name different kinds of vegetables?

There are different vegetables in the world which are quite important to gain energy and overall development of the body some of the vegetables are as follows:

  • carrot 

  • broccoli 

  • asparagus 

  • cauliflower 

  • corn  

  • eggplant

  • green pepper 

  • lettuce 

  • mushroom 

  • onion 

  • potato 

  • pumpkin 

  • red pepper 

  • tomato 

  • beetroot 

  • Brussels sprouts 

  • zucchini 

  • radish 

  • sweet potato 

  • leek 

  • cabbage 

  • chill beans

  • chickpea 

Each and every vegetable is different and unique and every vegetable has its own taste.