Eat more "GREENS"
Okay . . . so if your mother was anything like mine . . . she was always saying . . .
EAT YOUR GREENS!
And this is why . . .
Leafy green vegetables like lettuce, spinach, celery, broccoli, cucumber and kale are an important part of a healthy diet.
You see . . . eating a diet rich in leafy greens . . . can offer health benefits such as reducing the risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and mental decline.
And to boost your daily nutrition . . . just 2 cups of dark, leafy greens can keep you feeling healthy.
So how does this work???
Well . . . dark, leafy greens contain high levels of fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. They have very little carbohydrates, sodium or cholesterol.
So you can clearly see . . . just how important they are to weight loss, weight control and optimal health.
They're also high in vitamin B9 which promotes heart health and helps to prevent certain birth defects.
Some of the other many benefits of eating dark, leafy greens would be . . .
Controlling stress in the body . . . as I just said . . . greens are an excellent source of B9 which has the ability to produce mood-regulating neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin.
Controlling and reducing belly bloating . . . due to the abundance of potassium and electrolytes in greens . . . this keeps an optimal fluid balance in the body. A diet high in sodium, you