By Madonna Behen
You probably know that broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage are all very low in calories and high in fiber. But did you know they're great sources of potassium and calcium? Those are nutrients that many Americans fall short in, says Elisa Zied, R.D., author of Nutrition at Your Fingertips and Feed Your Family Right! "Brussels sprouts in particular are an acquired taste, but they're really delicious when lightly sauteed with a little garlic and onions," she says. Fill up on these nutrient-rich cruciferous vegetables and you'll have less room for empty calories.