Infographic: Guide to Greens

The nutrition experts agree:  a diet rich in leafy green vegetables (aka "greens") is essential to good health and is instrumental in preventing and reversing disease, including obesity.

Greens also play a key role in weight loss and healthy weight maintenance because they are:

❤ Low in calories
❤ High in dietary fiber
❤ Nutrient dense
❤ Have powerful cleansing and detoxification properties

Leafy greens are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients (aka phytochemicals) and provide many health benefits across all body systems.

Many leading dietitians and nutritionist recommend eating generous amounts of a wide variety of leafy greens on a daily basis.

This infographic entitled "Guide to Greens" provides an excellent reference on the nutritional composition and health benefits of the following 13 types of leafy green vegetables, including how to select, store and prepare them:

Belgian Endive
Cabbage (Savoy, Red, Napa, Bok Choy)
Chards (Swiss and Rainbow)
Dandelion Greens
Kale (Lacinato and Curly)
Turnip Greens

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