24+ White & Tan/Brown Vegetables with Benefits

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There are lots of white, tan, or even brown vegetables out there. Usually, these are root veggies, potatoes or tubers that grow underground or without a strong sunlight exposure.

Although these may not be as appealing to your taste buds as their purplered, or yellow counterparts, they still include a lot of beneficial properties for your body and should be incorporated into your daily diet.

So, let’s have a look at the list of individual veggies, and you can learn more about their health benefits at the end of this article.

LIST OF WHITE & TAN/BROWN VEGETABLES

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VEGETABLE

COLOR LOCATION

1.

White Onions

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

2.

White Cauliflower

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

3.

Garlic

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

4.

Button Mushrooms

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

5.

Parsnips

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

6.

Turnips

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

7.

White Corn

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

8.

White Asparagus

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

9.

Fennel

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

10.

Horseradish

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

11.

Lotus Root

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

12.

White Cucumber

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

13.

Casper Eggplant

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

14.

Spring Onions

Inside-Out White/Tan/Brown

15.

White Sweet Potatoes

Inside White/Tan/Brown

16.

Water Chestnuts

Inside White/Tan/Brown

17.

Kohlrabi

Inside White/Tan/Brown

18.

Shallots

Inside White/Tan/Brown

19.

Jicama

Inside White/Tan/Brown

20.

Jerusalem Artichokes

Inside White/Tan/Brown

21.

Potatoes

Inside White/Tan/Brown

22.

Rutabaga

Inside White/Tan/Brown

23.

Celery Root

Inside White/Tan/Brown

24.

Fresh Ginger

Inside White/Tan/Brown

IMAGE GALLERY OF WHITE & TAN/BROWN VEGETABLES

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WHITE ONIONS

cauliflower-min

WHITE CAULIFLOWER

garlic-min

GARLIC

white button mushrooms-min

BUTTON MUSHROOMS

parsnips-min

PARSNIPS

white turnips-min

TURNIPS

white corn-min

WHITE CORN

asparagus-min

WHITE ASPARAGUS

FENNEL

horseradish-min

HORSERADISH

lotus roots-min

LOTUS ROOT

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WHITE CUCUMBER

casper eggplant-min

CASPER EGGPLANT

ginger-root-1-min

FRESH GINGER

white sweet potatoes-min

WHITE SWEET POTATOES

water chestnuts-min

WATER CHESTNUTS

fresh kohlrabi-min

KOHLRABI

shallots-min

SHALLOTS

jicama-min

JICAMA

jerusalem artichokes-min

JERUSALEM ARTICHOKES

yellow potatoes-min

POTATOES

rutabagas-min

RUTABAGA

green onion-min

SPRING ONIONS

celery root-min

CELERY ROOT

BENEFITS OF WHITE & TAN/BROWN VEGETABLES

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White-fleshed food, in general, is not considered to be very tasty and at the same time healthy by the general public. However, the opposite is true.

Although white vegetables are not as potent as its redyellow, or even blue counterparts, they still provide lots of potent substances, such as:

  • Allicin
  • Glucosinolates & Isothiocyanates
  • Vitamin C
  • Quercetin

The best part? You can prepare white veggies as side-dish for all your main meals. Let’s have a look at the benefits of individual substances.

ALLICIN

Allicin is an essential substance that is available in a white vegetable called garlic. This substance is a potent natural antibiotic that is able to protect your body against various pathogens.

Also, it is connected with these benefits:

The best way to activate allicin in your daily dose of garlic is to crush it or cut it into tiny pieces and then let it stay on the air for few minutes before adding it to your meals.

GLUCOSINOLATES & ISOTHIOCYANATES

Glucosinolates are sulfur-containing compounds usually found in cruciferous vegetables. These substances can be converted by the human body into isothiocyanates, that provides your body with many benefits:

As already stated, you can find glucosinolates mostly in cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and cabbage.

VITAMIN C

Vitamin C is a well-known substance. Vitamin C is a very potent antioxidant that protects your body from harmful free radicals.

Also, it is connected with these benefits:

You can find vitamin C not only in broccoli, but also in peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, snow peas, cabbage, and many more. Also, it is available in yellow or even red fruits, including guava, strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, and papaya.

QUERCETIN

Quercetin is a potent flavonoid hidden usually inside brightly colored fruits and vegetables. Flavonoids, in general, have potent antioxidant properties and provide your body with these benefits:

As you can see, quercetin is a very potent substance that can help your body to function much better. It can be found most commonly in various types of onions.

Hello, I hope you find here all the best info that will help you lose weight and feel healthy and fit. My pen name is Christine and I want to make this site a great resource for those that want to get fit. Please, keep in mind that this website is for informational purposes only and that you always need to consult your decisions with your doctor.