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, cabbage and spinach.
Make spinach for dinner! Prepare Rachael Ray's Wilted Spinach with Garlic and Oil
According to WebMD, Popeye's spinach habit didn't just pump up his instant muscles. The leafy green also helped him fight off osteoporosis, heart disease, arthritis, and several types of cancer. Plus it's loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants -- ranking third behind garlic and kale.
Traced to fourth-century Persia, this hearty annual made its way to China and Europe before arriving in the United States, now one of the world's largest producers. Popular "a la Florentine" dishes pay tribute to spinach's royal heritage as the favorite vegetable of Catherine de Medici. This super food is packed with heart-friendly A and C vitamins, folate, and magnesium, and it's also low in calories read the entire WebMD article
Follow your doctor's orders. If you are taking medication that interacts with green leafy vegetables avoid eating spinach and other green leafy vegetables.
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