leafy vegetable(redirected from Leaf vegetable)
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A type of vegetable which typically grows in tight or loose heads, or as individual leafs on a stem, or is the top of root vegetables (e.g., turnips or beets). Leafy vegetables are low in calories and rich in carotenoids, vitamin C, fibre, folic acid and water, and supply varying amounts of iron and calcium.
Cabbage, collards, cabbage, kale, radicchio, spinach and watercress.