Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Go Green...At Every Meal

We have all heard the rumors that green foods, specifically vegetables, are very good for you, but more often than not, most people do not know the benefits of “Going Green.”  There is a plethora of delicious green foods that are great for your health.  Here are some great greenies for you to eat every day: 

Kale- Loaded with vitamin C and vitamin K, Kale helps strengthen bones and boost energy.  If that isn’t enough, Kale also contains anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids.
Brussels Sprouts- These wonderful green gems give its consumer blood pressure balancing potassium.  If you are not a fan of their taste, try roasting them for better flavor!

Kiwi- Crack open a Kiwi to find over 230% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C, an almost full daily portion of potassium and fiber.  Kiwi is great on any salad or as a garnish on sweet dishes.

Green Tea- Many studies on Green tea has shown that it can lower your risk of heart disease.  Green tea is also full of antioxidants.

Basil- Perfect for most salads and pastas, Basil is a great source of vitamin K and iron.

Green Beans- Who doesn’t love steamed green beans?  These wonderful veggies can help stabilize blood sugar and lower cholesterol.

Asparagus- The season of asparagus is upon us and that means a healthy dose of vitamins A, C and K.  Asparagus is helps promote healthy digestive health and is a good source of protein. 

These are only a few of the healthy green veggies that can compliment any meal.   Stay healthy and more importantly, stay green! 

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