Even if we struggle to stick to it all the time, most of us have a pretty good idea how to eat healthily. Fruit, vegetables = good. Too much sugar, salt and fat = bad. Yep. We can remember that.
Green is Good!
But when you’re choosing what to buy at the grocery store, bear in mind that fresh produce in different colors doesn’t just look good in the fruit bowl – it’s great for your health as well!
We take a look at why we tell our kids to eat their greens and why our parents and their parents before them, told us the same thing!
Green is good for you. Dark green leafy plants such as spinach, kale and collard greens are packed with more vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber than pretty much any other type of food. In fact, one cup of kale contains 134 percent of your daily vitamin C requirement and an amazing 684 percent of the recommended amount of vitamin K!
These nutritionally-dense green plants really earn their stripes as superfoods, and can be enjoyed steamed, smoothie’d, sautéed or even raw!
The other great thing about leafy greens is that they’re among the easiest things to grow in your backyard vegetable patch. Baby leaf spinach can even be raised happily on a sunny window-ledge, if you don’t have any outdoor space!
What’s On Your Veggies?
But if you don’t have the means or desire to grow your own leafy greens, then you can find all kinds of delicious varieties at the store. However, unless you buy organically, it’s impossible to know what herbicides and pesticides your healthy greens have been sprayed with.
Tyent Turbo Water From Your Water Ionizer!
Washing the leaves with regular water unfortunately won’t remove the chemicals and toxic residues, but here’s the good news: Tyent Turbo Water from your water ionizer will!
Check out our fun and eye-opening video on how Tyent Turbo Water really lifts the herbicide and pesticide residue away from your veggies, leaving them clean and delicious to eat! No kidding – you can see the incredible difference with your own eyes!
Leaf Your Tips Here!
Do you have some great recipes or tips for getting more leafy greens into your diet? Share them here!