The Fiber-Rich Vegetable Missing from Your Salad

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Playing Drs. Rx: Add Kohlrabi to Your Salad for Extra Fiber

Looking for an easy way to add a serving of healthy fiber to your next salad? The Doctors reveal the vegetable you should include and it's something you may have never even tried.

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They suggest adding kohlrabi, also called German turnip, which has more fiber than lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, or cauliflower. In fact, just 1 cup of kohlrabi will give you close to 20 percent of your recommended daily amount of fiber. 

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Kohlrabi is also packed with vitamin C, vitamin B, and potassium. After tasting it, ER physician Dr. Travis Stork -- who had never tried the vegetable -- says, "I like it," and think it would also be nice sauteed with some balsamic vinegar. 

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