10 Reasons Why Green is Good for You

   |  Updated: February 03, 2015 11:58 IST

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10 Reasons Why Green is Good for You

Revolutionize your health with the power of green foods. Green foods are packed with nutrients and are an extremely important part of our diet. They are the healthiest and most filling choices one can make. There are numerous options to choose from, and they can easily be incorporated into meals.

Some popular green foods include spinach, broad beans, bok choy, peas, cabbage and broccoli,  to name a few. Using a wide variety of these foods is the best way to ensure that you're consuming enough of them.

Research proves that green foods are great source of phytonutrients and also have great healing powers. The power of green can revatalize one's health as green foods are easy on glucose levels. They are very low in sugars and because they're packed with fiber and water, they actually help to regulate your blood sugar levels throughout the day.

Celery - More than just a stick for dipping

Celery benefits your nerves and blood. It lowers blood pressure due to its potassium content.
 

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Go green to boost metabolism and burn more calories

The body's metabolism can be increased by indulging in vegetables to give an edge to the weight control regime.



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Eat fruits and vegetables to stay happy

The study found that those who ate around eight portions of fruit and vegetables are more cheerful and optimistic about the future.



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Research proves green tea and papaya can prevent diabetes

Green tea prevents an increase of sugar levels in blood while the fermented papaya helps positively reduce the level of the reactive protein C and the uric acid.



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Peas can keep you satisfied and full for long

Green peas are a great source of bone-building vitamin K and manganese. They are significant store of vitamin C that helps in supporting your immune system.




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Green juice: drink your way to five a day

Fresh green juice wins health points over packaged fruit juice and smoothies on several counts.



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Broad Beans can help you loose weight
Broad beans are an excellent vegetable source of protein and fiber. They are also rich in both folate and B vitamins, which we need for nerve and blood cell.



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Spring greens can build your bones

Spring greens provide you with vitamin C that helps in supporting your immune system. They also contain natural compounds, such as sulforaphane and indoles.



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Broccoli a pack of nutrients

Broccoli offers high levels of immune system-boosting vitamin C, bone-strengthening vitamin K, and folate, which plays a strategic role in regulating cell growth and reproduction.



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Eat more fish, vegetables to check prostate cancer

Simple modifications in food habits, including adopting a diet rich in cereals, fish and green leafy vegetables, can drastically reduce chances of cancer.



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