Garlic has an impressive and long list of benefits when consumed, but also has a strong smell and taste. It is widely used in cooking to add flavor to many dishes. Research suggests that it may decrease blood pressure and fight infections or even cancer. One clove of garlic has only 5 calories.
Grapefruits are one of the most delicious and nutritious citrus fruits. They can be eaten on their own or placed atop vegan yogurt, greens or even in a whole-grain salad. Certain compounds in grapefruits may decrease cholesterol levels and increase metabolism.
Jicama is a tuber vegetable that resembles a white potato. This vegetable is typically eaten raw and tastes similar to an apple. One cup of 120 grams of jicama has over 40 percent of the daily value of vitamin C and only 46 calories.