Potatoes are usually the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions root vegetables, but they’re not the only ones you should be eating this fall and winter. Give your immune system a boost by adding these veggies on your daily menu.
Including carrots in your diet is a no-brainer, no matter what season it is. The list of health benefits they bring along is pretty much endless, and you can include them in any dish. From healthy soups to carrots snakes, or simply dipping your baby carrots in hummus—this veggie is an absolute must-have.
Beets are another popular seasonal root vegetable that can be eaten in many different ways. Most people consume them pickled, but you can also use them in your salads, soups, juices, and many other dishes.
If turnips aren’t on your menu this season, it’s time to add them. High in fiber and vitamin C-rich, turnips can help you fight inflammation and stay healthy. In addition to roasting and cooking them, you can eat them raw and use them as a salad topping.