Get The Scoop On Leafy Greens!

Very few of us get enough of these vegetarian rock stars. Here are some good reasons why we should up our ante of green veggies.

 

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Tony

Eat well, Live well

  • Collards: An excellent source of fiber, vitamins A and K, and calcium. Since they are full of Phytochemicals, they may help prevent cancers and promote heart health!
  • Mustards: These leafy greens have a spicy, peppery flavor. They have vitamins A, C, and K, calcium, and fiber!
  • Cabbage: Full of fiber and rich in vitamins C and K. Eating cabbage regularly may help reduce the risk of certain cancers.
  • Chard: Available in several varieties, this leafy green provides vitamins A, K, magnesium, potassium, and is higher on the sodium side (315 milligrams per cup)
  • Kale: An excellent source of lutein and vitamins A, C, and K, and a good source of calcium.
  • Arugula: This peppery salad green is an excellent source of vitamin K. It can be used a spice or eaten raw as lettuce leaves!
  • Romaine: A good source of folate and vitamin…

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