Green is the new black! Green vegetables are really essential to a healthy body. They are full of micronutrients also known as Vitamins that your body doesn’t produce on its own, so they need to come from your diet.
Broccoli – the green remedy
Broccoli contains an armory of substances, which protect our body from cancer. One of these substances is sulforaphane, which reduces the risk of stomach cancer. Also, in just one cup of broccoli, you will get more Vitamin K and C than you need in a day.
Rocket salad – the bitterness that protects us
Actually, you can taste how healthy rocket is. The pleasant bitter taste caused by mustard seed oil glycosides works as antioxidants in our body.
This means they neutralize aggressive waste that can arise in our body and protect our body cells. Recently researchers could prove that rocket salad extract helps to prevent the development from blood clots.
Cabbage – leaves for a life full of vitality
Many of us use cabbage for light salads or healthy smoothies. All varieties of this vegetable are full of vitamins, minerals, and vital trace elements. For example, kale is a great source of Vitamin A and K. This fat-soluble vitamin allows proteins to bind to calcium ions. The maximum benefit you will get by steaming it 5 minutes before eating.
Spinach – Popeye was no dummy
Spinach is a great source for all who are following a muscle building nutrition plan. There are many ways to eat spinach. You can either eat it raw or you can also increase the fiber intake by sautéing it. The darker the leafs the more phytochemicals they contain. Spinach is also a great source of Vitamin A, K and E.
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