We are all aware about ‘Eating our Greens’ and the scientific reasons behind it. Since ages we have been drilled about eating greens, and they have become an important part of our diet. But surprisingly, there are many people missing out on essential vitamins, fibers and minerals which are provided by green produce.
“Sorry, there´s no magic bullet. You gotta eat healthy and live healthy to be healthy and look healthy. End of story.”
Though we are aware of the amazing benefits of leafy greens , there are always many questions which come to us- like
Which green leafy vegetables are healthy?
Best way to eat leafy greens? Raw or cooked?
How often to eat leafy greens? and so on…
We will throw some light about each of the topics in our Blogs. To start with, lets see some benefits of eating Leafy Greens.
Benefits of Leafy Greens
To put in nutshell, eating a portion of healthy greens everyday, can protect you from many diseases, promote healthy living and helps smooth functioning of body . If you have not yet developed a taste for leafy greens, there are many tasty and healthy ways to introduce them to your daily diet, as there are numerous options to choose from. Refer to our Recipes section, where our UrbanPonics farm Produce is easily incorporated into meals. Go ahead revolutionize your health by choosing leafy greens,because “Going Green” is always a good call…
At UrbanPonics, we think, among the numerous benefits of eating leafy greens, one of the major and most important benefit is “Happiness”. There are studies and supporting researches which say that, those who ate around eight portions of fruits and vegetables are more cheerful in life and keep an optimistic approach about the future. So heres a cursory look on the benefits-
Helps balance sugar level. Fights belly fat and bloating. Adds glow to your skin. Relieves stress. Boosts a healthy gut. Protects from most cancer. Improves immune system and many more.
Leafy Greens to know
There are many green vegetables and leafy greens which you are aware of, and there are still which dont even make to your plate. But they are very essential. Lets see few of the health boosting phytonutrients providing leafy greens-
Arugula, Kale, Matcha, Micro Greens, Collard Greens, Spinach, Cabbage, Watercress, Romaine Lettuce, Swiss Chard, Bok Choy, Mustard Greens and other Herbs like Cilantro, Parsley, Mint, Spearmint, Sage, Thyme , Fenugreek.
Go ahead, make these shades of green an important part of your diet in surprising and diverse ways.