So other than getting your green on . . . What are the health benefits of the traditional St. Patrick's day boiled dinner?
3 ounces of Corned Beef - is high in protein, zinc and B vitamin, thiamine
Cabbage - high in vitamin C and folic acid. High in antioxidants which protect us from disease. 1 and 1/2 cup will also reduce inflammation
Onions - high in vitamin C, sulfuric compounds, flavonoids and phytochemicals which help reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease and stroke
Carrots - rich in vitamin A for eyes and skin, soluble fiber which is essential for the heart and digestive health
White Turnips - high levels of glucosinolates, sulfur - containing compound that may help protect against some forms of cancer and provide anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-parasitic benefits.
Potatoes - are high in fiber, potassium, vitamin C and vitamin B6 content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health.
So get your celebration on! And have a safe and Happy St. Patrick's Day