Why should we eat more Leafy Greens?

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Why should we eat more Leafy Greens?

Leafy Greens are so healthy, but so under consumed!

What are the benefits of Leafy Greens?

  • High Fiber
  • Antioxidants
  • Protein – yes, high in protein!
    • 100 calories spinach = 12 grams of protein
    • 100 calories steak = 10 grams of protein

What are some of the healthiest Leafy Greens?

  1. Kale
  2. Microgreens
  3. Collard Greens
  4. Spinach
  5. Cabbage
  6. Beet Greens
  7. Watercress
  8. Romaine Lettuce
  9. Swiss Chard
  10. Arugula
  11. Endive
  12. Bok Choy
  13. Turnip Greens

Consider drinking your Leafy Greens to get their health benefits. Watch this video from Dr. Robynne Chutkan to hear about her Green Smoothie Challenge!

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