Everyone's looking for a magic weight-loss pill, but maybe we should be looking for the one food that can help us lose or manage our weight instead.
Want to lose weight? Here’s a quick tip – eat more leafy greens. Not only are they packed with vitamins A, C, E and K but they’re also loaded with fiber to control your hunger and keep you feeling full longer. Use leafy greens as the base for your salads or toss in soups, stews, stir-fry or omelets. Check out four leafy greens worht trying below.
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4 Leafy Green Worth Trying!
Not only is Swiss chard beautiful (I used it on the cover of my new cookbook), but it is packed with vitamin A and C. Swiss Chard is often sautéed but I also find it great for juicing.
Kale has become today’s most talked about leafy green for good reason. It’s loaded with vitamin A, C, K and B6. It’s also rich in folate, potassium and calcium. Kale is extremely versatile and can be used in everything from soups and stews to salads and omelets.
This leafy green isn’t just for Popeye! Raw or cooked, spinach is rich in vitamin A and C. Use it as a healthy pizza topping or add it to soups, pasta sauce or smoothies.
Collard greens are a great source of calcium and are rich in vitamin A, C and K. Looking for another great way to incorporate collard greens into your diet? Take your favorite lettuce wrap recipe, and try swapping out the lettuce leaves for nutrient-packed collard greens.
Other great leafy greens include, broccoli, red or green romaine, endive and cabbage.
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