Appearance - there are many different types of vegetables of all
sorts of bright vibrant colors to duller colors, small to large
sized, and unique, unusual shapes!
Cultivation - different types of vegetables are grown in various
ways and produced at different times of the year. Some
vegetables are seasonal and some are available all year round.
Types of Vegetables
This vegetable group are typically green leafy vegetables that
belong to the Brassicaceae family. Cruiciferous veggies are also
known by the name 'cruciferae'. These veggies are flowering
plants and are also known as mustard flowers, mustards or simply
'the cabbage family'.
The name cruciferae derives from
the Latin meaning of the name, which is cross bearing. The
representation of the cross being that of the four petals of the
mustard flowers. Some of the most common veggies belonging to
this particular group, or family, are broccoli, brussel sprouts,
cress and cauliflower.
These types of vegetables belong to the nightshade family of
plants which bear edible and inedible fruit and vegetable. Some
of these annual and perennial plants bear fruit and veggies
which are suitable as family foods and provide high nutritional
Some of the popular types of nightshade veg
include tomatoes, aubergine otherwise named eggplant, potatoes
and peppers. Nightshade veggies are not believed to be ideal for
anyone suffering with arthritis as it is suggested that they can
increase inflammation of the joints and muscle pain.
Types of Vegetables
This type of vegetables are solely veggies that are green in
color, often a rich or dark shade of green, and often described
also as green leafy vegetables. Some examples of vegetable types
that belong to this particular group include; broccoli, cabbage,
kale, spinach and parsley. Many green veggies provide a good
source of vitamin C and vitamin B which are very good for the
health. This food group can also help with weight loss.
These types of vegetables come from an edible plant where the
roots are the vegetable - basically vegetables that are grown
underground. This variety includes the tubers, potato, sweet
potato, yams, taros, and roots such as parsnips, turnips and
carrots - sometimes known as favourite, traditional winter veg
or spring veg, as these are the seasons in which many are grown
and ready to eat. Many make up the main part of a meal and
Types of vegetables that are organic which means that they have
been grown in chemical free soil that has not been sprayed or
treated with fertilizers and pesticides. The soil has not been
treated so our health and bodies are not at risk from becoming
polluted or harmed by them. Organic farming provides us with the
most healthiest and safest food and vegetable option, the best
chemical free products and food produce. All types of vegetables
are available as organic.