But truth be told most people just don't get enough vegetables, especially the green stuff.
Vegetables are an extremely important part of your diet. In fact, you majority of what you eat should be veggies. Not necessarily where the bulk of your calories come from but definitely these foods should make up the greatest volume of food you consume.
What makes green vegetables stand high and tall above almost all others? Well gram for gram, pound for pound, greens have the highest micronutrient content per gram of food. This includes vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and antioxidants! They are amazingly nutrient dense foods.
When we refer to greens we are mainly talking leafy green vegetables. Things like kale, arugula, romaine lettuce, you get the idea. However there is one green vegetable, not a leafy one, that is a must...see below!
Here is a super easy step to get more greens...every week make a long vegetables list to purchase and make sure at least half of it is green!
If you following a low carb diet or a no carb diet (although there really isn't such a thing), incorporating green vegetables is must in order to maintain your energy levels and consume as many micronutrients as possible.
Here are the top 5's...
4. Cabbage...ok sauerkraut you got me.
5. Green food supplement.
Remember, every week make a list of vegetables to go out and buy and make sure half of that list is green! This is an easy step to make sure you are getting more greens into your diet.
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