Sensitive palates might prefer milder, sweeter ramps over onions and garlic, but you can sub them into any recipe that calls for shallots or scallions too. Also known as wild leeks, ramps are high in vitamin A, vitamin C, selenium, and chromium. “Chromium supports weight loss and blood sugar stabilization,” says Nolan Cohn. A chromium weight-loss supplement won’t miraculously speed up your metabolism, but having a well-rounded diet that includes the mineral will help your body keep insulin levels in check.
Originally published as 9 Spring Superfoods You’ve Probably Never Tried – But Should on ReadersDigest.com.