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March is National Nutrition month and we’re celebrating healthy eating with Veggie Madness — Tournament of Fiber. Choose your favorite vegetables and follow along to see if your choices prevail. Winners will be announced each week with the tournament continuing until one Vegetable of Destiny takes the crown. Vote early. Vote often. And please feel free to share with your friends.

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CARROT

#1 in our hearts, carrots are the 6th most consumed vegetable in the U.S. Go Orange!

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - Carrot  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - SPINACH  
SPINACH

Easy on the eyes. Whether it's raw, cooked or sauteed, this durable veggie should have a long tournament run.

FENNEL

This crunchy, slightly sweet entry could be the surprise of the tournament.

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - FENNEL  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - OKRA  
OKRA

Straight outta the south. If it can overcome its problematic slime issues, then watch out.

BEET

Grated, boiled or steamed, we'll paraphrase that old adage: "Beets are going to be very difficult to beat."

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - BEET  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - SNAP PEAS  
SNAP PEAS

Hates when you call them edamame. This all-around performer is bound for glory.

TURNIP

Relatively unknown, but turnips always show up with a very decent vitamin C game.

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - TURNIP  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - BRUSSELS SPROUTS  
BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Everyone's favorite! While not true, we expect this underrated powerhouse to roll deep into the tournament.

SWEET POTATO

The potato's more intelligent sibling, the overachieving sweet potato has huge tournament expectations.

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - SWEET POTATO  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - Broccoli  
BROCCOLI

A perennial favorite. We fully expect this entrant to make it all the way to the final round.

RADISH

This plucky little performer may cause heartburn for some opponents.

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - RADISH  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - KOHLRABI  
KOHLRABI

The dark horse. If kohlrabi enthusiasts decide to vote, this could be the surprise veggie in the tourney.

LEEK

The onion's cooler cousin. Leeks are the ultimate team player and always offer a tasty performance.

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - LEEK  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - EGGPLANT  
EGGPLANT

Steady performer. Never disappoints. This could be the eggplant's year to win it all. Yawn.

POTATO

Old reliable. The versatile earth apple matches up well against any opponent.

UW Medicine Veggie Madness - POTATO  
UW Medicine Veggie Madness - BOK CHOI  
BOK CHOY

Swiss chard's more dashing uncle. If this versatile veggie shows up in raw form, it will make some noise.

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