Our parents and grandparents were never wrong when they ask us to eat more of green vegetables. Eating fresh vegetables is the simplest choices to improve overall health gradually. Vegetables are not only healthy but are low in calories and saturated fats. Nutrition count in vegetables has widely drawn the attention of fitness conscious. Raw vegetables are always preferred to eat rather than fried vegetables, butter coated, or mixed into thick cheese. Optimal nutrition is necessary because vegetables give you a supply of vitamins every day. There are some vitamins our body can store like vitamins A,D, and E.
There are some Green vegetables you must consider
Basil, Cilantro, Parsley, Broccoli, Cabbage, Beet tops, Kale, Turnip Greens, Celery, Carrot, Swiss Chard etc.
I know it is difficult to eat raw green vegetables but if mixed with fusion recipes they become easily edible.
Fresh Green Juices
Benefits of eating Green vegetables-
Green leafy vegetables are the ideal food for weight management as they are low in calories. They are low in fat hence reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. Green vegetables are high in dietary fiber, and rich in folic acid, Vitamin C, potassium and magnesium also contains phytochemicals, like lutein beta-cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin, and beta-carotene. As said, intake of one serving of green vegetables daily decreases the disease by 11 percent.
They are rich in vitamins and minerals – Vitamins C, K, A, E, iron, omega 3 fatty acid. Some of them are also rich in sulfur.
Vegetables have antioxidants which help in prevent cell damage.
They help you to lose weight
Eat green vegetables for a better digestion and get rid of constipation.
They can also make your skin looks beautiful and refreshing
Right way to use vegetables
Done with the shopping don’t forget to wash the vegetables thoroughly and it becomes more important when it is about leafy vegetables. Soak them in salt water for few minutes and then rinse properly. This way, you can ensure them free from dirt and sand.