Green Vegetables Can Help You Stay Healthy

Green Vegetables Can Help You Stay Healthy

Fullerton : CA : USA | Jun 26, 2012 at 11:20 PM PDT
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How to Prepare Healthy Steamed Collard Green Vegetables

Years ago, all that diet consisted of was green leaves. Our ancestors fed on green vegetables and enjoyed them wholeheartedly. This is the reason why they lived longer and died stronger. As per USDA, we must have at least three cups of dark green vegetables every week due to the multiple benefits they have.

Our body needs vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that these vegetables can provide us in good amount. The secret to a healthy today and a greener tomorrow is hidden in these green vegetables. Understanding why we should add these green leaves to our diet is not a difficult task. If you want to stay healthy, you need to keep your body fit. Green vegetables are rich in nutrients that are very important for your body.

Green vegetables, such as cabbage and all kinds of edible leaves are a great source of minerals including potassium, iron, magnesium, and calcium. They also have important vitamins that are very vital for our body’s growth. Green vegetables are the best source for Vitamin B, C, E and K. Green peas are also full of vital minerals important for the body.

Green vegetables also help your skin and your eyes. The minerals present in them are important for your vision. If you want to go spec-less then you should make sure to have them in your diet. They also contain omega-3 that keeps your body healthy and is very important for your health.

One of the most important vitamins, vitamin K, is also present in almost all green vegetables. You must consume them for your body as they are needed by every cell of your body. They help blood clotting, prevent diabetes, and make your bones stronger, while providing many other benefits.

Another great advantage is the fact that they are carbohydrate free. You won’t have to worry about any extra fat or calories when you intake green vegetables. You can easily eat them without having to worry about gaining weight.

If you want to look evergreen and look stunning all your life, make it a habit to add green vegetables to your diet. The fact that they can be eaten raw, used as salads, boiled, cooked or steamed makes them the darling of the masses. So, find some amazing recipes and surprise yourself everyday with delicious green food. Eat it daily and have a healthy mind and a fit life.

PaulCook is based in Fullerton, California, United States of America, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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