Have you ever heard of a nutrient density score? Nutrient density in food is calculated by the amount of vitamins, minerals, and other macronutrients like essential fatty acids per calorie of that specific food. This infographic lays out nicely 75 of the most nutrient-dense vegetables and the order may surprise you as it did the majority of Americans that were surveyed for this graphic. Over 60% of those asked which type of potato was the healthiest got it wrong choosing sweet potato. The answer is actually red potatoes which have the highest nutrient density score of all the potatoes with a score of 16.215. Read through all of these, which surprises you the most?
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