03/05/2013 08:10 am ET Updated Mar 05, 2013

Underrated Veggies That Deserve More Love

By Kerri Gains for U.S. News

These days, the fact that so many fruits and veggies are dubbed "superfoods" makes you wonder if a food that isn't considered super is even worth eating. As a fighter for the underdog -- one who roots for the Mets instead of the Yankees -- I'm here to tell you about the many vegetables that deserve more recognition.

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Veggies That Need More Love

So what's the takeaway when choosing veggies? Simply pick the ones you like. Just because something is labeled a "superfood" doesn't mean that you'll like it. The ultimate goal with veggies is that you actually eat them.