1 PARSNIPS

This close cousin to carrots has a sweet, nutty flavor and a more nutritious punch, lots of vitamin K and 7 grams of fiber to boot.

2 DATES

They may look ugly, but dates, especially Medjools, are one of the sweetest, most satisfying fruits. They contain calcium, sulfur, iron, potassium and magnesium.

3 STAR FRUIT

A tropical, juicy fruit packed with vitamin C and a slimming 30 calories a serving. Give this good source of fiber a try as a garnish in your next fruit salad.

4 BOK CHOY

It's a Chinese cabbage with a light, crisp texture. It also has powerhouse antioxidant and anticancer qualities. Loaded with vitamins A, C, K, and calcium, it's only 9 calories per cup.

5 SWISS CHARD

Similar to spinach, it's packed with vitamins A and K. This versatile veggie makes a perfect complement to fish, chicken or red meat. Try it with pasta, too.