It is said that green vegetables that are best for your health. We go through five super vegetables gives your body a real boost – from the outside in! When NFA analyzed the nutritional content of our popular vegetables was five green vegetables, topped the list. These super vegetables with the very best nutrition was leafy, green beans, broccoli, green peas, and avocados.
To introduce these green vegetables in their diet is definitely a step in the right direction to give your body the daily requirement of vitamins, minerals and fiber. More than that, they are beneficial, they can raise the taste experience of a meal.
1. Green leaf – a real winner in the salad
Tops the list with the best nutritional content makes green leaves such as spinach, Swiss chard, mache and nettle. These super vegetables are full of antioxidants and minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron. A serving of fresh spinach, for example, baby spinach, contain several days" of vitamin K, necessary for the blood and bones. An easy way to ingest these beneficial green leaves is to mix them in your salad . Or why not try our delicious spinach smoothie?
2. Green beans – build a strong immune system
Green beans or haricot verts as they are called in French is not only rich in fiber and provide good satiety they also act as nutrients to the good bacteria in the stomach and builds a strong immune system. Additionally, beans potassium needed for nerves and muscles function and to regulate blood pressure and vitamin C which helps the body
to absorb iron. Beans are also rich in antioxidants, particularly vitamin E. Did you know that frozen green beans have the same nutritional value as fresh? In other words, a good
reason to fill the freezer with these super bean.
3. Broccoli – boosts the body and protect against disease
Broccoli is packed with components such as antioxidants, iron, zinc and vitamins. As for vitamin C can in fact 100 grams of broccoli give you over 100 percent of the recommended daily intake. This means that broccoli contains more vitamin C than oranges! Other amazing health benefits of eating broccoli is that it contains substances that may help prevent cancer, strengthen the immune system and gastrointestinal system and lower cholesterol. Ultimately, broccoli can protect us against premature aging and reduce the risk of suffering from chronic diseases. Maybe not so strange then that broccoli is often referred to as “the crown jewel of nutrition"
in English and American literature.
4. Green peas and sweet peas – makes you both satisfied and refreshed
Green peas are a forgotten gem rich that gives the body a lot of health benefits. They are, for example, rich in vitamin C, which boosts the immune system and loaded with fiber that allows the intestines working well. Thanks to a high fiber content also give peas a good saturation. Did you know that green peas contains almost three times more fiber than corn?
Peas also contain iron in the blood that carries oxygen from the lungs to the body"s muscles. In other words, when both measured and spirited of these green goodies.
Green peas are also a good source of folate, which is essential for cell metabolism and the production of red blood cells. Green peas are especially good to eat for pregnant women who have an increased need for folate considering fetal growth.
5. Avocado – thermal cure for the whole body
Avocados are clean health cure, both for the body, inside and outside. The avocados are, for example, vitamin A is good for eyesight and vitamin E that makes the skin smooth and gives hair shine. Avocados contain monounsaturated fat, a healthy fat that we need to eat more in order to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Besides useful fatty acids
include avocado high content of folate and potassium which is particularly important for the body"s cells, kidney and muscle function.
Additional tips: Two other examples of really awesome vegetables are kale and celery. Kale is packed with iron, calcium and antioxidants like vitamins C and E, plus good intestinal bacteria. Celery balances blood pressure and stimulates digestion, counteracts inflammation and contains substances that protect the brain and nervous system.