14 Green Fruits and Vegetables You Should Be Eating


14 Green Fruits and Vegetables You Should Be Eating

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Eating a diet that includes green fruits and veggies reduces some types of cancer, maintains strong bones and teeth, and can promote better vision.  Try adding in more green fruits or veggies into your daily diet by sneaking them into just about anything! They are loaded with vitamins and minerals, potassium, phytochemicals, and fiber. 

Give some of these a shot:

Arugula: Low in calories, high in phytochemicals that help to combat certain cancers. Extremely high in vitamin K. 

Asparagus: Excellent source of vitamins A,C,E, & K. Helps insulin transport glucose from the bloodstream to cells. 

Broccoli Raab: Very nutrient dense. Contains high amounts of protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, and copper. 

Brussels: Contains omega-3 fatty acids, and it is a wonderful source for vitamin C and K. Low in calories, high in antioxidants. 

Cabbage: Considered a "power-food" because of it's high vitamin C and sulfur content. Helps with stomach ulcers, obesity, skin problems and headaches. 

Cauliflower: One serving contains 77% of your recommended Vitamin C daily intake. Cauliflower also has many anti-inflammatory properties. 

Celery: Contains a fair amount of dietary fiber, helps reduce cholesterol, possibly prevents certain cancers, and promotes overall health.  

Chives: Helps with stuffy noses, colds, helps with sleep, and contains plenty of vitamins and minerals important to your health and well-being. 

Collard Greens: Low in calories, contains healthy fats, and full of antioxidants. 

Endive: Helps eyesight and possibly prevents certain cancers. 

Fennel: Excellent for heart health. 

Leeks: Helps fight infection, protects against heart disease, improves digestion, good for pregnant women, prevents anemia, helps with good bone health. 

Turnip Greens: Packed with nutrients, low in calories.  Contains many vitamins and minerals that offer a variety of health benefits. 

Honeydew Melons: Maintains healthy blood pressure levels, and promotes healthy skin. 

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