9 Super Vegetables to Plant in Your Garden Today for Better Health

Give Your Garden and Health a "BOOST" with These New Vegetables

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Burpee Boost Vegetables

credit: W. Atlee Burpee & Co.

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One of the benefits that proponents of genetically engineered food always tout is the possibility to improve nutrition and solve hunger across the globe.

While this is a noble goal, we don’t need to turn to Frankenfood to do this today. Using traditional plant breeding techniques -- not genetic engineering techniques -- researchers have been able to create new lines of our favorite vegetables that have more phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals than their average counterparts.

The best part is that you can order seeds and starts for these new varieties and grow them yourself in your garden.