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Vegetables provide lots of vitamins and fiber. Eat vegetables daily especially green leafy vegetables. The following vegetables are considered green leafy vegetables: kale, collard greens, mustard greens, turnip greens, swiss chard, broccoli, spinach and cabbage.

Eat Swiss Chard Prepare Rachael Ray's Swiss Chard and Golden Raisins

According to WebMD, "Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health," says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, a culinary educator in Northern California and the author of The Veggie Queen. That's because leafy vegetables are brimming with fiber along with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that may help protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and perhaps even cancer. Even so, Americans are not eating as many vegetables each day as dietary experts recommend.

To encourage you to put more leafy vegetables on your plate, WebMD asked Nussinow to rank the country's most widely-eaten greens from most nutritious to least. Here's our top 10 list: read the entire Web MD article

Follow your doctor's orders. If you are taking medication that interacts with green leafy vegetables avoid eating Swiss Chard and other green leafy vegetables.

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