Who says that healthy food is expensive and tasteless? Clearly someone haven`t checked the enormous closet of healthy green fruits and vegetables which you can purchase for lower price and still remain healthy and fit.
Green color reminds us of something clean and fresh, and the following products will definitely refresh your metabolism and boost your energy! The most important thing is that by adding these foods to your daily diet, you will help your body and your skin.
Let`s reveal the top ten of super green foods which you can implement in your daily diet!
- KIWI FRUIT – “The Asthma reliever”
This exotic fruit contains 85% C vitamin which undoubtedly provides us with sufficient amount of this vitamin daily. It has been proven that the daily consumption of C vitamin reduces respiratory symptoms such as chronic coughing, wheezing and most importantly helps asthma suffers. Kiwi will make your salad healthier and tastier and it will awake your whole body. It seems that everyone has become smitten by the smoothie trend, and we definitely recommend adding kiwifruit, it will enhance and increase your energy throughout the day.
- AVOCADO – “The hair and nail strengthener”
This “notorious” fruit has justified its way to this list. Even though avocado contains a lot of fat, nutritionist still decided to give it a second chance and it has been proven that a lot of people actually are unaware of its benefits. Avocado has 20 different vitamins and minerals especially E vitamin which not only reduces the chance of Alzheimer’s disease, but it is also good for your hair and especially for your nails. After a week of consuming avocado your nails will get stronger and your hair will glow.
- GREEN TEA – “The healthy and refreshing beverage”
The green tea leaves contain an enormous amount of important nutrients. It is known as the healthiest beverage on the planet, because of its components. It improves brain function, fat loss and lowers the risk of cancer. Green tea helps with concentration so it is highly recommended to be consumed during stressful and tense days; it will relax your body and mind. Make a refreshing and healthy beverage, put your already prepared green tea in the fridge, add some lime or lemon, you can also add ice if it`s boiling outside and you will get a perfectly healthy ice “GREEN TEA”, with no sugar or any chemicals.
- KALE – “The cancer fighter”
Kale is a member of the cabbage family, and these veggies are also known as “the cancer fighters”. It contains K vitamin which is extremely helpful for your bones and also a vitamin which boosts your immune system. It can be green of purple in color and have smooth or curly shape. It contains a little fat but that is mainly omega-3 fatty acids.
- BELL PEPPERS – “The weight controller”
The interesting fact about bell peppers is that they are low in calories, so if you are trying to lose weight in a healthy way, you should implement these peppers to your daily diet. They will enrich your salad and you will get a fresh and healthy meal. The bell pepper is a good source of Vitamin E, which is known to play a key role in keeping skin and hair looking youthful. Bell peppers also contain vitamin B6, which is essential for the health of the nervous system and helps renew cells.
- BRUSSELS SPROUTS – “The blood pressure reducer”
Another potent veggie from the cabbage family, like we’ve mentioned all of these green veggies are rich in many valuable nutrients such as A vitamin and K vitamin , but what is specific about Brussels’ sprouts is that it has blood pressure-balancing potassium, so before you open your meds stand, try the old-fashioned way and implement it in your diet. You will feel the results after a month!
- GREEN BEANS – “The blood sugar stabilizer”
These beans are known to be loaded with fiber, the miraculous component which helps you stabilize blood sugar and lower your cholesterol.
It is advisable to consume them fresh but if you can`t find them you can also buy a can or find them frozen.
Even frozen or canned they still have preserved some of the vitamins and minerals. Impressively, studies have shown that green beans have an enormous antioxidant capacity.
- SPINACH – “The iron-loaded”
Extremely potent veggie, especially beneficial for pregnant women when it is essential to have an enormous intake of iron.
But it is not only the iron which makes this vegetable special, it has a highly nutritive nature because of its antioxidant power and the vitamins it contains (A, B2, C and K vitamin).
Spinach is also one of the best sources of magnesium, which helps with many biochemical reactions that occur in the body, also it is helpful with the metabolism, the muscles, nerve function, heart rhythm, and it provides a healthy immune system and maintains the blood pressure.
- CUCUMBER – “The cleanser”
Cucumbers are mainly made up of water, unbelievably up to 95 % water. So, whenever you crave for a refreshing snack, cucumber is the right veggie for you. It will keep you hydrated throughout the day.
They clean your body from toxins and old wastes, so if you are consuming cucumber daily, your skin will be more elastic and with a healthy glow, it`s no wonder that many cosmetic products have cucumber as a main ingredient.
You can also apply fresh cucumber on your face as a substitute for a facial treatment. Because of its antioxidant properties they lower the risk of all types of cancer, help with skin inflammation and protect your brain.
- GREEN OLIVES – “The powerful antioxidant”
It`s no secret that olives are potent antioxidants which are greatly absorbed in the organism.
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