6 Anti-Inflammatory Vegetables to Stock Up on in January, According to a Dietitian

I enjoy the holiday season, but after the new year, I always feel exhausted from all the festivities.

 While I would never avoid special holiday goodies, they are typically higher in sodium, added sugar, and saturated fats than my normal eating habits. 

This, combined with less sleep and (let's be honest) more drinking than usual, frequently results in digestive troubles, weariness, and a general lack of self-esteem.

Here at EatingWell, we adore cabbage. We use it in everything from Caesar salad variations to creamy casseroles. That's one of the main reasons I adore cabbage: it's so adaptable.

1. Cabbage 

You may have heard that carrots can help you preserve good vision, and there may be some truth to that.

2. Carrots 

It's probably no surprise that leafy greens are nutritious: they're high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals such as folate, calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

3. Leafy Greens 

Brussels sprouts belong to the cruciferous vegetable family and are botanically similar to cabbage (which makes sense given their appearance). 

4. Brussels Sprouts 

Beets have a poor reputation, but I believe it's due to the way many people prepare them.

5. Beets 

While I don't think cauliflower is a perfect substitute for pizza crust, rice, or Buffalo wings, it is a vegetable that may be easily made wonderful. 

6. Cauliflower 

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