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Health benefits of eating green and leafy vegetables

Fresh green leafy vegetables are some of the healthiest foods on earth, they are packed full of healthy nutrients the body needs to function correctly.

Eating Brocoli for better health
Dianne Tyndall

Green leafy vegetables are low in calories and high on nutrition, they are super foods that are heart healthy, they fight disease, help you to loose your unwanted fat and help to maintain a healthy weight.

Broccoli has vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and fiber.

Chard is loaded with vitamins and minerals it has vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, potassium, fiber, iron, manganese and magnesium.

Kale has vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber, manganese. Eating a good dose of kale often can help prevent certain cancers.

Romaine Lettuce has vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, and fiber.

Spinach This super-food is loaded with vitamins and minerals, it has vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, potassium, iron, manganese, folate, and magnesium.

All of these green leafy super-foods can be consumed fresh, raw, cooked or made into a healthy green smoothie.

Making a good habit out of eating green leafy vegetables daily will benefit your healthy for the better.

Remember: it is always healthier to eat fresh, raw, organic vegetables when you can, always wash thoroughly under running water before serving.